The name deAetna is inspired by the title of a Latin pamphlet that dates from 1494 and expresses the sacredness of the oenological universe.
Fermentation: The grapes are destemmed and then allowed to ferment on the skins for about ten days. During skin contact, the wine is briefly pumped over the cap.
Aging: When malolactic fermentation is complete, the wine matures in steel and medium-sized oak barrels, and then in bottle.
Grape varieties: 90% Nerello Mascalese and 10% Nerello Cappuccio
Altitude: 450m - 550m ASL
Vineyard age: 35-year-old vines