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Gigliotto Tenute

 

Apply: Elio Savoca
 
Wine area: Sicilia (IGT)
 
Foundation year: 1990
 
Winemaker: Angelo Alescio
 
Vine variety: NERO D'AVOLA, FRAPPATO, CHARDONNAY, PINOT NOIR, PETIT VERDOT, ZIBIBBO, MERLOT
 
Hectare: 20
 
Number of bottles produced/year: 130000
 
Most important labels:
DONGIOVANNI NERO D'AVOLA IN APPASSIMENTO DOC SICILIA
VOSSIA NEROD'AVOLA DOC SICILIA
IL PALIO SPUMANTE BRUT
DONNACRISTINA ROSATO DI PINOT NERO
SAN MICHELE FRAPPATO DOC SICILIA
 
Wine Road: Castelli Nisseni
Description

Surrounded by green hills, not far from the slopes of the Etna, on a marvellous hill hanging between time and space, it rises the Agriturismo Gigliotto, a fief of over 200 hectares of fertile lands cultivated according to the peasant tradition The Gigliotto Seals were purchased by contractor Sicilian Elio Savoca, who staunchly dedicated to recovery of this ancient dwelling wanted to make this intervention the architectural and building more tangible sign of prestige and his love for the work of entrepreneur and the wonderful land that is Sicily. Gigliotto farm-house is a family firm founded in 1990 lead by Elio Savoca. He has restructured the existing buildings, improved the territory and planted Nero d'Avola grapes respecting a rigorous program of low environmental impact. He has invested in order to enlarge the surface of high-quality grape land to build the new winery. Due to the large availability of space both internal and external, the Tenute Gigliotto are ideal location for any kind of event, from the most classic and formal to the most dynamically evolved. The terraces, the typical sicilia "Baglio" , the pool, the lawn, the meeting room, the splendid dining room, beautiful rooms become excellent backdrop for any event, more than those from private to major public and social. Placed in the heart of the Land of the Sun,on an idealposition for trips to Taormina , Agrigento, Syracuse, Noto and Ragusa Ibla, the farm-house boasts surroundings of largely famous tourist places such as Piazza Armerina with its Roman Villa, Caltagirone, beautiful for its historic town centre and known for the production of majolicas, Morgantina, an ancient Greek town with its agor

How to get

To arrive at Gigliotto: --from the highway Pa-Ct (Palermo-Catania), exit : Enna --continue toward Piazza Armerina (Piazza Armerina Sud) --Pass Piazza Armerina (without entering the town) and go 10 Km far from Piazza Armerina toward Gela --leave the 117 bis National Road at Km 60 --Gigliotto is immediately on your right


Days and Hour opening: 8AM-8.00PM throughout the year
 
Days and Hours visit: ON RESERVATION
 
Wine Tasting: yes
 
Oil Tasting: yes
 
Purchase products in the cellar: yes
 
Purchase products online: yes
 
Disabled accessibility: yes
 
Coach parking: yes
 
Apply: Elio Savoca
 
Language spoken: Italian, English, French
 
Rooms for rent number: 14