Far from being stuck in the past, however, Sicily also holds its own with exciting blends, such as the traditional Chardonnay varietal with natives Grillo, Inzolia, Cataratto, Grecanico. White wines stand out for freshness, minerality and aromatic complexity.
Fresh and Mediterranean, this white wine expresses a precise personality tied to fruity and floral, round and elegant sensations. Light and informal, it is a perfect white for Mediterranean cuisine.
Mandrarossa Fiano is a Sicilian white wine, made from 100% Fiano grapes from the vineyards located in Menfi. Calcareous soils with the typical white stones, locally called “ciaca bianca”, afford the ideal conditions for fiano. The result is a wine that expresses an extraordinary balance of scents and minerality.
Fresh and Mediterranean, Anthilia expresses a precise personality tied to fruity and floral, round and elegant sensations. A very versatile wine, ideal with fish and vegetarian first and second courses. First of Donnafugata's wines, it is pleasant to sip and share with friends.
Bianco di Nera by Milazzo is a sparkling Sicilian white wine. A particular winemaking process characterizes this "white" wine: the bunches of Inzolia are subjected to destemming and those of Nero Cappuccio are sent for gentle pressing. It is, therefore, a black grape vinified in white.
Mediterranean notes of prickly pears and orange peel, strong minerality and persistence distinguish the Chardonnay of Mandrarossa.
Obtained from the timeless international white grape variety appreciated all over the world, the Chardonnay grapes grown in the territory of Menfi give a powerful and enveloping white wine.
Lighea by Donnafugata is a Sicilian white wine, a dry version of Zibibbo. It has a rich aromatic bouquet in which floral notes of orange blossom, hints of citrus fruits such as cedar and bergamot, and of exotic fruits, the lychee, stand out. Versatile and with Mediterranean aromas, it is a complex and innovative wine with an original label that portrays Lighea, the bewitching siren of a tale by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa.
La Fuga by Donnafugata is a Chardonnay wine. It is a vibrant and silky white wine with notable notes of tropical fruits (pineapple, apple and banana), in a lovely frame of acidity and minerality.
The grapes are equal quantities of Catarratto and Inzolia, fermented separately. The wines are blended in November.