Parker 90 Punkte
The 2008 Ampeleia is a gorgeous wine laced with dark wild cherries, violets and minerals. This is a wonderfully translucent, expressive red endowed with considerable nuance and personality. Sweet flowers and crushed rocks are woven into the vibrant, mid-weight finish. This is a classy effort from Ampeleia. In 2008 Ampeleia is 60% Cabernet Franc, 15% Sangiovese and a mix of other red grapes. The wine spent 16 months in oak prior to being bottled.