Marabino

Eureka

Classification:
IGT Terre Siciliane
Variety:
Chardonnay
Agriculture:
biodynamic, no chemical intervention
Average age of plants:
10-15 years

Our white wine “Eureka” takes its name from the Greek word shouted by the great Archimedes for the enthusiasm of his discovery. We also have “found” the right interpretation for this grape in our territory, from a selection of multiple biotypes of chardonnay. The wine is vinified with part of the skins where it remains until the following spring with constant batonnage made according to the phases of the moon.

Muscatedda

Classification:
Moscato di Noto DOC
Variety:
White Moscato
Agriculture:
biodynamic, no chemical intervention
Average age of plants:
10-15 years

The “muscatedda” is the local name of the first vineyard that you harvest in these areas; “prima vigna muscatedda” comes from the only native white grape variety of the territory of Val di Noto, the Moscato di Noto. An aromatic grape used for the production of natural sweet wines, wine of semi dried grapes and fortified wines, that we wanted to render in a dry version. It is vinified with part of the skins to maintain its involving aromaticity, where it remains until the following spring with constant batonnage made according to the phases of the moon.

Rosa Nera

Classification:
Eloro rosato DOC
Variety:
Nero d’Avola
Agriculture:
biodynamic, no chemical intervention
Average age of plants:
30-35 years

The rosé Eloro DOC “Rosa Nera” is the traditional wine “pista e m’butta” from Pachino, that is, crush and put in the barrel, a rosé that comes from a 25 years vineyard freestanding bush with an implantation density of 7000 plants per hectare “massale” selection ! Maceration in the press for about 5 hours and then a light press to extract the primary must of the grape!

Fermentation:
with native yeasts, 5 hours maceration in the press
Ageing:
6 months in stainless steel tanks, 2 months in bottle

Noto

Classification:
Noto Rosso DOC
Variety:
Nero d’Avola
Agriculture:
biodynamic, no chemical intervention
Average age of plants:
15 years
Ageing:
12 months in Allier oak barrels of 60 hectoliter,
12 months in bottle, no filtration

The “Noto DOC” takes its name from the designation of origin where it borns, it is the expression of our work, and of this hill surrounded by nature of the place. It is dedicated to the beautiful baroque city called the “Garden of Stone”. It comes from the assembly grapes of our vineyards of young age raised by trellised and freestanding bush, cultivated on different chromaticity of soil, with different exposures, by taking advantage of the slope of the soil, the solar radiation and the prevailing winds of the area.

Archimede

Classification:
Eloro Pachino Riserva DOC
Variety:
Nero d’Avola
Agriculture:
biodynamic, no chemical intervention
Average age of plants:
40 years
Ageing:
24 months in Allier oak barrels of 60 hectoliter, 12
months in bottle, no filtration

The “Archimede” Eloro Pachino Riserva is a tribute to the great aretusean scientist, it is the first wine we have produced from the
“vine of Archimedes”, that is, a more than 40 years “ impupato freestanding bush” of 7000 vines per hectare. Our reserve is a wine of strong territorial footprint that thanks to the deep roots of its vines extracts the brackish nature of this soil, it is aged for a long period in wood and in bottle before being put on the market.

Moscato della Torre

Classification:
Moscato di Noto Naturale
Variety:
White Moscato
Agriculture:
biodynamic, no chemical intervention
Average age of plants:
10 years
Drying:
10 days on racks
Fermentation:
with native yeasts, 30 days maceration on the skins

The Moscato di Noto “Moscato della Torre” is a wine dedicated to the Marabino Tower, an ancient Saracen watchtower dated 1200,
now a Relais of excellence, surrounded by the beauty of the Iblean countryside, just few minutes far from the golden shores of Sicily.
The grape is dried on racks placed to the sun, vinified in stainless steel with the skins, and fermentation is inhibited only by the use
of cold. It matures in stainless steel until the following spring, and at least six months in bottle.