Every fall what a lovely sight, at Terrasol Winery fresh picked grapes are being delivered from our local grape growers, the Nero d’Avola, grape variety, is considered as the most typical and representative of deep red grape of Sicily, the word in old Sicilian dialect, “Calaurisi” which actually means, ‘grape of Avola.’
The Nero d’Avola has been selected for cultivation by grape-growers in the southeastern region of Sicily several hundred years ago and has spread to the provinces of Ragusa, Siracuse and Caltagirone, and recently throughout the rest of the island. When cultivated to yield a low quantity of fruit per vine this grape variety is capable of expressing the characteristics of important aged red wines. An aroma of red fruit and typically “sweet” tannins that persist after many years are the most significant components, highly pronounced aroma of red fruit (plum, blackberry) and smooth tannins make this wine one of the best hidden secrets of our area.
The love, the passion and energy of Giorgio Poidomani give rise to the production of wines “Made in Sicily” by our local grape varieties, which distinguish for character and style.
Starting with care in the selection of the grapes ( from our Sicilian grape growing areas ) provide a cutting-edge winemaking process, respecting the enviorement and tradition.
No detail is overlooked, every stage of production is maintained and controlled by qualified technicians, from the maceration of the grapes, to the fermentation, the aging and the bottling of the wines.
All this to achieve the best quality possible.
The choice varies from white Inzolia, Nero d’Avola and to the blend Syrah and Nero d’Avola.
All great wines for important occassions.
Finally, thanks to research and development in the wine sector the line “Memorie della Terra” is produced without sulfites according to our local tradition, with unique organoleptic characteristics.
A very limited edition, which includes a white, a rosé made from nero d’Avola grapes, and red Syrah
At this local winery you can find Nero D’Avola, White wine Grillo, White Inzolia, Rosato wine and a line of Sulphites free wines.
A must to visit for wine lovers while at villa Modica, visits must be booked at least 1 week in advance.