hints of red berries, cherries and plums


warm, elegant and very persistent, with soft tannins

Growing Conditions

Contrada Bastonaca, Vittoria (RG), Southeastern Sicily

- AGRICULTURE: in organic conversion

- ALTITUDE: 230 meters a.s.l.

- SOIL: red soil, medium consistency, formed of subalpine sands of Pliocene origin, of limestone-siliceous nature

- TRAINING SYSTEM: alberello, free standing bushes, planting pattern 1.20 m x 1,20 m

- PLANTING DENSITY: 7,000 plants/ha


Beginning of October, handpicked in small cases

- YIELD/ HECTARE: 7,000 kg/ha


Manual selection of grapes, destemming followed by 12 days on skins, after racking, malolactic in stainless steel tanks


Steel vats for 6 months and a minimum of 6 months in the bottle


intense, cherry red

Food Pairing

savory red meat, baked lamb, aged cheese and game