- Reference #:
- 14 ABV
- Bottles per Case
- 6 bottles
Tenuta Mara Guiry 150cl – Wooden Case 2014
this is the first vintage of the estates new second wine, names after the owners’ daughter’s nickname. This cuvee is to be the destination for the younger vines and the parcels that don’t meet the super strict selection for the MaraMia. 2014, as in the rest of Italy, was a difficult vintage and the decision was made that Guiry would be the only wine of the vintage – effectively a relabelled MaraMia. Organic & biodynamic throughout, the wine is fermented in oak tonneaux, spending a month on the skin, then 12 months on fine lees in cement and small oak botti. Amerena cherry, raspberry and blackberry fruits are joined with ginger and star anise.
1180 cases made
“Bright red. Discreet aromas of redcurrant, cinnamon and violet. Fresh, bright and juicy, with very pure red fruit and spicy plum flavors. Very clean, almost dainty wine that reminded me of Pinot Noir. Not unlike a very good red Burgundy Villages wine.”
Ian D’Agata, January 2018
Glorious Biodynamic Sangiovese from the coastal south of Emilia Romagna. The estate was founded in 2008 by Giordano Amandatori after business success to celebrate his love of wine, and is judiciously named after his wife Mara, no detail having been missed in the pursuit of creating a product of natural beauty. Organic & biodynamic throughout, the wine is fermented in oak tonneaux and aged in large oak casks and concrete eggs decorated by local artists, the estate being home to many pieces of commissioned art. Ferments are all natural and a wines see minimal intervention.
The viticulture is overseen by Leonello Anello, Italy's most respected Biodynamicist, responsible for the vines at Montalcino's Stella di Campalto amongst others...The entire ecosystem of the flora and fauna on the estate is essential to methods of thinking and working. The vines are not only also serenaded by countless wild birds but also by Mozart, the aging wines by Gregorian chant, the Bose speakers ensuring that nature, art and music are always in balance.
These wines deserve to be tried to experience their almost Burgundian elegance, albeit with a beguiling Italian accent.