Country of Origin: Italy
Type: Red Wine
Grape Variety: Sangiovese
The name of our second wine from the Maremma region is gleaned from the Latin phrase Per Aspera Ad Astra — “a rough road leads to the stars”. A phrase that is also true for great wines, as greatness requires a great deal of loving work and care in the vineyards. As is the case with its “older brother” Nectar Dei, Ad Astra grows on the sun-drenched hills of our estate Mongibello delle Mandorlaie in Southern Maremma. Ad Astra is an approachable yet simultaneously complex red wine that is also a true pleasure when enjoyed young. The respected Italian wine guide Gambero Rosso awarded Ad Astra in the past with the highest rating possible, the Tre Bicchieri (“Three Glasses”).
Opulent ruby red colour. Fascinating spice and chili character with blackcurrant and fresh cherry fruit on the nose. Medium body, with good tannins and long, silky and powerful finish. Best served at approx. 18° C