Traditional yet easy-going style of red wine, that is once known and called “pista e’mmutta” (Meaning: press it and put in the barrel straight away). Gentl pressing with short marbonic maceration followed by fermentation in a cement vat. Aging in bottles. 500 cs produced
This is Ayunta, a family owned, little grape farm & winery, running 2,8 hectares of old vineyards at almost 700 meters above the sea level on the northern slopes of the Mount Etna in Sicily, close to the little village of Randazzo, about one our driving north the city of Catania.
Our focus is to produce wines with the best personality of the terroir and the indigenous grapes from Mount Etna. We work manually in the vineyards, using no chemicals and winemaking in artisan way only the best grapes. In our wines we look for elegance, balance and freshness, to report the pure taste of the terroir and all the differences of every vintages in every single vineyards. Our winemaking protocol is very easy: only grapes and only time.