Fattoria Ambra

Carmignano DOCG wine from the most renowned crus of the Carmignano area

DOCG

Carmignano is among the first controlled denomination wines in the world

Fattoria Ambra has belonged to the Romei Rigoli family since 1870. The estate is located near the Ombrone river and the Villa Medicea of Poggio a Caiano. It is named after the poem "Ambra", written in the 15th century by Lorenzo Il Magnifico.
The vineyards, of an extension of 24 hectares, stand in the hills of Montalbiolo, Elzana, Santa Cristina in Pilli and Montefortini Podere Lombarda, four of the most important crus of Carmignano.

24 hectares

The vineyards, of an extension of 24 hectares, stand in the hills of Montalbiolo, Elzana, Santa Cristina in Pilli and Montefortini Podere Lombarda, four of the most important crus of Carmignano.

since 1700

In Italy the name of Carmignano has been synonymous of fine wine ever since the 13th century and so great was its reputation that Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, decreed in 1716 that the appellation be strictly controlled.

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THE PEOPLE

This is a family run estate where everybody lends a hand.

Giuseppe Rigoli is the manager, agronomist and oenologist. Susan, his wife, is a trained agronomist and helps where needed. Fabio Marzotti, an agricultural technician and sommelier, and Guido Cantini, Giuseppe’s nephew with a great passion for wine, work full time at the estate and follow the work in the cellar, in the vineyard, marketing issues and they support Giuseppe and Susan at tastings, events and fairs.

The area

The borders of the ancient appellation remain identical to this day, making it one of the smallest DOCG areas in Italy.

The area

The hills

The borders of the ancient appellation remain identical to this day, making it one of the smallest DOCG areas in Italy. The wines are certified organic starting from the 2018 vintage.
I crusThe area

The vineyards and the four crus

The total vineyard extension is 24 hectares of which 16 hectares are planted with Sangiovese, 1 hectare with Canaiolo Nero, 2.5 hectares with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, 2 hectares with Trebbiano and 2.5 with Foglia Tonda, Pugnitello, Vermentino, Merlot, Colorino, Ciliegiolo and San Colombano.

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Certified biological wine since 2018 * 

Certified biological wine since 2018 * 

Certified biological wine since 2018 * 

News
News
March 7, 2022

Montalbiolo – eccellenza Guida Bio 2022

EXCELLENCE? for our CARMIGNANO RISERVA MONTALBIOLO DOCG 2017? Thanks @guida_bio !?
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