Louis Dressner Selections - Wine Importer
Wines from the Island of Giglio: Altura.
Francesco Carfagna.


On the small island of Giglio off the coast of Southern Tuscany, Francesco Carfagna and his posse of family and friends decided the time had come to bring back Ansonaco, a native grape that at one time covered this island, but in recent times was sparsely found.


This interview with Francesco Carfagna took place in his vineyards in November, 2011.


Francesco Carfagna on the history of Altura.
Francesco Carfagna on his introduction to Giglio and winemaking.


This visit at Altura took place in November, 2011.


Words by Jules Dressner, photos by Alex Finberg.