The winery is located on the southeast side of Mt. Etna Park, in the district of Carpene/Monte Gorna, at an altitude of 760 metres.
Volcanic, sandy, skeletal soil with organic and mineral substances. Arranged in terraces.
Single cordon espalier, 2.20 m x 0.85 m plant spacing.
DOC - Registered Designation of Origin (D.P.R. 11/08/1968).
Southeast side of Mt. Etna at 760 m. a.s.l.
Moderate and temperate with drastic temperature differences between day and night.
Nerello Mascalese 80% and Nerello Cappuccio 20%.
Traditional, without the use of pesticides, in accordance with certified organic growing techniques for over 10 years.
Cold soak and fermentation on the skins in temperature controlled fermenting vats.
In steel tanks for 3 months.
In barriques for 3 months and no less than 12 in the bottle.
Intense ruby red.
Intense with hints of forest fruits and vanilla.
Full, warm, mildly tannic, well-orchestrated and pleasant.
18° - 20°C
A wonderful wine to drink through the meal, with red meats,
cold cuts and cheeses.