Held in great esteem for many years for its beauty, its
cuisine, and of course, its wine, Sicily today is regarded
by many experts as Southern Italy’s finest wine producing
region. The noblest of all Sicilian red varietal grapes is
the Nero d’Avola, from which this wine is produced. The
grapes are grown in a 180 hectare estate in Bagheria, a
coastal locale famed for its 17th century villas, the
positioning of its vineyards, and an exceptional climate.
The vines, which average over a decade in age, are
planted in chalky, clay soil. Precise vineyard management
for this wine encompasses the use of varietal trellis and
bilateral Guyot. After a maceration period of 15 days on
the skins, the wine is aged in fine European oak for four