Founded in 2008 by Davide Bentivegna, an experienced manager previously worked in a multinational company, Etnella is a young winery located in the north of Etna. With 8 hectares of vineyard in total, scattered in 15 different contradas (cru), our mission is to make authentic wines that interpret the terroir and the winemaking traditions of Etna. All the vineyard work are done by hand organically and wines are vinified naturally, with only indigenous yeast and minimum sulphur added.
Our vineyards are located in the from the east side of Etna, to northeast, north and until the northwest side of Etna. 600 meters above sea level, up until 1000 meters.
Old vines from 60 years old to prephylloxera 120 years old. Young vines planted by winemaker Davide.
All vineyard work is done by hand, most trained by traditional Etna style bush vine - Alberello.
Traditional style winemaking - cofermentation of different varieties.
Spontaneous without temperature control, indegenous yeasts only
Aged in stainless tanks, concrete tanks or old chestnut barrels.
Wines that represent the terroir and indegenous grapes of Etna.
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