Growing Conditions

- Territory: Western Sicily, Samperi district, Marsala - Italy

- Vineyard surface (ha): 12 (about 29 ac)
- Age of vines: 19 to 41 years

- Soil composition: limestone, sandy loam, level land

- Training system: alberello (gobelet or head training) and single Guyot system; 3,500 vines per hectare


Manual, clusters put in small cases, last week of September


Manual selection of the grapes, soft pressing, natural decanting, traditional
fermentation with wild yeasts in oak and chestnut vats at room temperature. A part of the must is fortified with grape spirit (acquavite) for the preparation of
the "mistella" to be added to the wine


Over 20 years in oak vats of different sizes