Our Portfolio

OcchipintiFrappato IGT Terre Siciliane
Frappato from Sicily, Italy
100% Frappato. From 2 different estate parcels with vines averaging about 40 years old. One parcel is older, bush-trained vines on a sandier version of the estate's red-clay-limestone soils; the other is younger, Guyot-trained on more limestone. The sites are at a higher altitude and harvested...
Biodynamic
DB0314-18
Tami'Frappato IGT Terre Siciliane
Frappato from Sicily, Italy
100% Frappato. From organically farmed, hand-harvested vines on a flat, sandy site in the contrada of Bastonaca in the DOC of Vittoria. The grapes are destemmed, crushed and fermented with indigenous yeasts in large concrete and steel tanks. The wine is aged for approximately 6 months in tank and...
Organic
DB0397-17
OcchipintiGrotte Alte Cerasuolo di Vittoria Riserva
from Sicily, Italy
50% Frappato/50% Nero d'Avola. Grotte Alte is Arianna's only DOCG wine, in this case Vittoria's most famous, Cerasuolo di Vittoria, a blend of the best native varietals, Nero d'Avola and Frappato. "Grotte Alte" is named for the limestone ridges on which the Occhipinti estate lies, straddling and...
Biodynamic
DB0548-15
Tami'Nero d'Avola IGT Terre Siciliane
Nero d'Avola from Sicily, Italy
100% Nero d'Avola. From organically farmed, hand-harvested vines on a flat, sandy site in the contrada of Bastonaca in the DOC of Vittoria. The grapes are destemmed, crushed and fermented with indigenous yeasts in large concrete and steel tanks, with about a week of maceration. The wine is aged for...
Organic
DB0398-17
Acosta, Eduardo TorresPirrera IGT Terre Siciliane
Nerello Mascalese from Sicily, Italy
90% Nerello Mascalese/10% other local varieties (both red and white). Pirrera is a single site at the very high altitude of 850 meters on the north side of Mt. Etna; the name Pirrera is rooted in the particularly rocky nature of the vineyard, stemming from the volcanic stones quarried from a 1614...
Organic
DB5401-17
Acosta, Eduardo TorresQuota N Rosso IGT Terre Siciliane
Red blend from Sicily, Italy
50% Nerello Mascalese/20% Grenache/30% white Grecanico-Carricante-Coda di Volpe. "Quota N" is a new Acosta bottling in the 2018 vintage. Eduardo acquired this flat, half-hectare, west-exposed parcel of ungrafted (hence piedi franco on label), 80-100-year-old, co-planted bush vines. It is surrounded...
Organic
DB4105-19
De BartoliRosso di Marco Pignatello
Pignatello from Sicily, Italy
100% Pignatello. De Bartoli makes only one red wine. Initially, Marco made it from Merlot and Cabernet, commonly planted international varieties which swept Sicily in the 1980's; his doctor recommended he drink red for his health et voilà. But in keeping with his and the family's commitment to all...
Organic
DB5202-16
OcchipintiSiccagno Nero d'Avola IGT Terre Siciliane
Nero d'Avola from Sicily, Italy
100% Nero d’Avola. Two parcels on white limestone soils go into Siccagno (local dialect for "good wine"), one being bush-trained, the other in double Guyot. The vines average 35 years old, are organically farmed and harvested by hand, generally in the first 10 days of October. The fruit is...
Biodynamic
DB0386-17
OcchipintiSP68 Rosso IGT Terre Siciliane
from Sicily, Italy
70% Frappato/30% Nero d'Avola. The two varietals are native to Sicily and are grown on red sand soils over limestone rock, with vines averaging 15 years old on four different sites. The vines are organically farmed and hand-harvested. The fruit is mainly destemmed (4% stem inclusion in the upcoming...
Biodynamic
DB0019-19
Acosta, Eduardo TorresVersante Nord Rosso IGT Terre Siciliane
Nerello Mascalese from Sicily, Italy
85% Nerello Mascalese/15% other. Versante Nord, both the Bianco and this Rosso, comes from several parcels totaling less than 2 hectares on the cooler, north-facing side of Mt. Etna (hence the wine's name at elevations ranging from 750 to 950 meters. In traditional style, he vineyards are mixed...
Organic
DB5400-19