Archimede

Noble son of Siracusa, scientist, inventor and mathematician, brought great prestige to our town. His name has always been linked to meditation and science.


Classification - D.O.C. Eloro Pachino Reserve
Grape variety - Nero d'Avola
Soil - Clayey limestone with a fine texture. “terra palomina”
Size of Vineyard - 3.50 ha
Age of Vineyard - Planted in 1970
Growing method - Free standing bush (7,000 vines per hectare)
Altitude above sea level - 30 m
Esposure - South
Yield per hectare - 50 quintals
Agriculture - Organic, herbicide free; free from chemical treatment or synthetic fertilizers; pesticide treatments limited to low doses of copper (25% of the approved dosage REG 2092/91), sulfur and propolis; fertilizing limited to biodynamic preparations, fine pruning of grasses and legumes and green manure.
Vinification technique - Red wine vinification with long maceration on the skins. No added sulphur. Natural fermentation by organic microrganisms.
Ageing - in French Rovere casks for 60hl for 24 months
Production facilities - 10.000