- Region: Sicily
- Country: Italy
- Colour: Orange
- Grape Varieties: Muscat of Alexandria
- Soil type: Volcanic
- Vessel type: Wood - Other (e.g. acacia, cherry etc.)
- No added sulphites.
Notes on additives, aids & processing used:
- No temperature control.
- Total Sulphites: 1 mg/L
- This wine is fermented spontaneously.
- Other Information:Deffiu is an Orange wine. The production starts at the end of September. The grapes are taken off the stem and pressed. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks, using only the indigenous yeasts present in the skins of the grapes.This process lasts for approximately 40 days. The aging process lasts one year in chestnut barrels.
Abbazia San Giorgio was founded in 2015 by Battista Belvisi, an expert in “natural” viticulture. This 3.5 hectares vineyard is located on the island of Pantelleria. Vines are run biodynamically.
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