Ninety-eight terraces surrounded by chestnut and oak forests, biodiversity that determines the character of the wines here. Our interpretation of Nerello Mascalese from young vineyards, between the districts of Sciaranova and Piano Dario,on the north-east slopes of the volcano.Soft tannins, good drinkability and freshness. It matures in 60 hl oak barrels for 12 months.
This red variety is associated above all with the volcanic soils of Etna, where it has been planted for over a century. A generous strain, yielding as many as 14 kilos per plant, its grapes are used to make both reds and rosés. The clusters are generally conic-cylindrical, often approaching a pyramid shape, and winged; the reddish-grey berries are tightly packed, bloom-covered, and of medium size.