Mount Etna

Palmento Costanzo vineyards are inside the Mount Etna national park.

Palmento Costanzo vineyards are inside the Mount Etna national park.
Our vineyard is in Sicily, in province of Catania. The vivid airs and colours of the area are testimony to our location close to the most active volcano in Europe. This is a unique, elemental and diverse terrain, capped by a volcano that reached up to 3350 metres.
The volcanic soil and local climate make this an area particularly suited to agriculture and wine growing. The landscape has been shaped by centuries of farming on terraces of lava-infused soil.
These terraced slopes are as old as Etna herself and are part of Sicily’s coastline. They have been cultivated for centuries – watered by underground streams fed by the winter snows that fall at the top of Etna.
The landscape where our wines grow is gifted by nature and nurtured by man. We cultivate a number of grape varieties, including Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio, Carricante and Catarratto.