Viagrande | Sicily
At 500 meters high on Etna an organic production of nerello mascalese, carricante and cataratto in respect of biodiversity, bio-architecture, and the touch of a Tuscan winemaker, Luca D'Attoma, for an excellent production that is around 20,000 bottles per year. “The vineyards are row and sapling, cared for in respect of traditions combined with modern technology. All the wines produced are classified Denomination of Controlled Origin (D.O.C.) and certified since 2001 by Ecogruppo Italia in organic farming n ° certificate B979 / 01.
There are 2 products.
Carricante 80%, Catarratto 15%, Minella 5% coming from the eastern slope of the Vulcano from 450 meters above sea level. A wine with great minerality that is best expressed after 6/7 years from winemaking.
Nerello Mascalese 90%, Nerello Cappuccio 10% coming from the eastern slopes of Etna at an altitude between 450 and 550 meters. An elegant and powerful wine with refined tannins. Slightly angular in the early years, it is best expressed after 6/8 years from vinification.