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The Magical Island Wines of Altura

Altura Producer Profile

Quick Facts

Name of Estate Altura
Region Tuscany
Country Italy
Proprietor Francesco Carfagna
Size 3.5 hectares
Farming Organic (Not Certified)
Soils Granite
Grapes grown Ansonaco, Sangiovese, Cannonau, lots of weird grapes you've never heard of
Fun facts Francesco and Gabriella Carfagna live in an abandoned grain mill overlooking the Tyrrhenian sea. Their tiny cellar is in the basement.

Francesco and Gabriella Carfagna live in an abandoned grain mill overlooking the Tyrrhenian sea. Their tiny cellar is in the basement.

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Quick Facts

Name of Estate Altura
Region Tuscany
Country Italy
Proprietor Francesco Carfagna
Size 3.5 hectares
Farming Organic (Not Certified)
Soils Granite
Grapes grown Ansonaco, Sangiovese, Cannonau, lots of weird grapes you've never heard of
Fun facts Francesco and Gabriella Carfagna live in an abandoned grain mill overlooking the Tyrrhenian sea. Their tiny cellar is in the basement.

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Altura

producer profile 30.05.2019

Altura Producer Profile

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interview 22.05.2019

An Interview with Francesco Carfagna from 2011

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producer visit 14.06.2019

This visit to Altura took place in November, 2011

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interview 22.05.2019

Francesco Carfagna on the history of Altura, and on his introduction to Giglio and winemaking. (video)

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harvest report 24.09.2018

2018 Harvest Photos from Altura

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harvest report 04.08.2015

2015 Harvest Photos from Altura

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harvest report 08.11.2013

2013 Harvest Report by Francesco Carfagna

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harvest report 14.08.2012

2012 Harvest Report by Francesco Carfagna

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harvest report 20.09.2011

2011 Harvest Report from Francesco Carfagna

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Altura’s wines

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Toscana Bianco "Ansonaco"

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Toscana Rosato "Rossetto"

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Toscana Rosso "Saverio"