The single vineyard red wines are all made the same way and make for a
fascinating exploration of the terroir of Etna. The vine age is similar and they
are all grown alberello. In the cantina, the wines spend around 18 days on skins
with fermentation in concrete tanks and they are aged in tonneaux, about 10%
new, for 14 months.
Rampante, from a 1.5 hectare vineyard, is more open with less protection from the weather. There's a wildness to the fruit here with juicy strawberry and plum and hints of tea, spice and tobacco. Rampante is not unlike a Barolo from Serralunga with firm tannins and minerality