GULFI

Their greatest commitment is to safeguard their land and to continue making wine in a way that respects the environment and is in equilibrium with the surrounding ecosystem. The indigenous vines, which over centuries have adapted themselves to these lands, the non-irrigated alberello cultivation and organic agriculture, are fundamental in respecting what they have inherited.

 
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CARJCANTI

THE WINE:
CARJCANTI is a blend of native Carricante and Albanello, autochthonous white grapes which have been cultivated for centuries on Mount Iblea in the province of Ragusa.


VINEYARD:

VIGNA CAMPO on which the grapes for CARJCANTI are grown is located in Val Canzeria at 400 meters above sea level in the commune of Chiaramonte Gulfi (Ragusa) in southeastern Sicily. Canzeria is the original Arab name meaning "place of the wild boars." Campo vineyard is spread over about 1,5 hectares with planting distances of 1,20 meters between rows and 1,0 meters between plants along the rows. The Carricante was grafted from graft 41/b, selected as the best of the vines of Etna The climate in is temperate Mediterranean distinguished by wide-ranging temperatures. The soil is calcareous and moderately clayish. The vineyard was planted in 1999 with a planting density is 9000 vines per hectare.