Wines from Sicily
In the Belice valley, the vineyards lie upon the hills around Lake Arancio, where a lush vegetation surrounds the village rich of myths and local legends. The origins of the name Zabù are rooted in history by its founder, the Arab emir Al Zabuth Lo Splendido who, in Sambuca, had given great impulse to the revival of viticulture. This generous land is home to ancient vineyards heirs of a thousand-year tradition, which today the talent of our winemakers is able to transform into wines of great personality and expression of a territory of great vocation.
Sensuale Grillo Sicilia DOP
Our grapes come from Sambuca di Sicilia, a small village in the province of Agrigento, on the steep slopes of hilly area overlooking the Arancio lake. Vineyards are at 400-500 m asl facing South-East and grow on 100% limestone soil. Age of vineyard 15-20 years old.
Zabù Grillo Sicilia DOP
Our grapes come from Sambuca di Sicilia, a small village in the province of Agrigento where the limestone soil and the Lake Arancio proximity, create an excellent drainage allowing the vines to reach deep down for nutrients and water, lending minerality and crisp acidity to the wine. The high elevation sunshine brings an explosive concentration of aromas, well balanced with a vibrant acidity.
Chiantari Chardonnay Terre Siciliane IGT
Our Chardonnay is cultivated in the hills of Sambuca, where the exposure and terroir permit this variety’s aromatic content and intensity of fragrances to find their best expression. The deep, fertile soil, of a clay and loam nature, forges a balanced wine with a full, fresh flavour. It is the perfect interpretation of the unmistakable Mediterranean style that only white Sicilian wines are able to express.
Sensuale Rosato Terre Siciliane IGT
Our grapes come from Sambuca di Sicilia, a small village in the province of Agrigento, on the steep slopes of hilly area overlooking the Arancio lake. Vineyards are at 400-500 m asl facing South-East and grow on 90% limestone, 10% clay soil . Age of vineyard 15-20 years old.
Zabù Nero D’Avola Sicilia DOC
Our Nero D’Avola grows at 350 meters above sea level on a fresh soil, with a fair amount of limestone and clay. This is how we got a leafy Nero d'Avola vine with juicy violet-shaded berries. The Lake Arancio helps the plans to get free access to nutrients and water also during the very drought season and develop a fresh and fruity aroma with a well balance level of acidity.
Zabù Syrah Terre Siciliane IGT
Syrah is a noble Mediterranean grape which grows on the hills of Sambuca, with perfect sun exposure on a fresh soil with a combination of limestone and clay. The Lake Arancio helps the plans to get nutrients and water during the very drought season and develop a spicy and fruity note.
Impari Nero d'Avola Sicilia DOP
In the uncontaminated territory of Sambuca di Sicilia, a generous land hosts our very old vineyards inherited from a millenary tradition. A pure sky due to the absence of polluting activities, crystal clear waters of the Arancio Lake and a microclimate with important thermal excursions even in the hottest months are the right conditions to created this outstanding wine.
Il Passo Nerello Mascalese
Our Low yield per hectare (70 Qli/Ha) vineyards are situated on the hills around Lake Arancio. The vineyards benefit due to their proximity to lake where the microclimate has temperature variations even in the middle of the summer and provides a vital source of water for the vineyards. The crystal-clear water of the lake, creates a perfect condition to have excellent quality grapes.
Chiantari Nero D’Avola Sicilia DOP
Located in the Sambuca countryside of Sicily, on the shores of Lake Arancio, our vineyards are enhanced by the sun and wind together with daily care and are able to produce very high quality wine.
Chiantari Nero D’Avola – Merlot Sicilia DOP
Our grapes grow at 350 meters above sea level on the clay and limestone slope. The thermic excursion between day and night create an explosive concentration of flavours in the grapes. The wine develops a minerality after taste thanks to soil composition.
Il Passo Verde
The vineyards for Il Pass Verde were planted in 2005 on the hills around Lake Arancio in Sambuca di Sicilia. The crystal clear water creates an ideal microclimate for vine growing and protects the vines from the heat of Sicilian summers. The organic vines are low yielding.