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 730 m. a.s.l.
Moderate and temperate with drastic temperature differences between day and night.
Nerello Mascalese 80% e Nerello Cappuccio (20%).
Traditional and manual, with a limited use of pesticides.
Cold soak and fermentation on the skins in temperature controlled fermenting vats.
In steel tanks for 8 months.
In steel tanks for 6 months and no less than 3 in the bottle.
Intense ruby red.
Intense with hints of forest fruits.
Full, worm, mildly tannic, orchestated and pleasant.
10 - 12° C.
Wonderful with delicate pasta dishes, fish and shellfish.