Donnafugata was founded in Sicily by an enterprising family with 160 years’ experience in premium wines. Giacomo Rallo and wife Gabriella, daughter José and son Antonio are engaged in an entrepreneurial project with a focus on attention to detail and synchronizing people and nature to make wines that correspond increasingly more to the potential of this area.
The Donnafugata adventure began in the Rallo family’s historic cellars in Marsala in 1983 and at its Contessa Entellina vineyards in the heart of western Sicily. In 1989, Donnafugata arrived on the island of Pantelleria, commencing its production of naturally sweet wines.
'Lighea' by Donnafugata, dry version of Zibibbo, a rich aromatic bouquet among which floral notes of white and orange blossom pink hotel combines hints of peach and candied citrus peel. Sunny and bright is an ideal wine for an aperitif. Its minerality and freshness go perfectly with all the blue fish and fried fish and vegetarian.
'Sur Sur' by Donnafugata, is a Grillo in purity, able to encompass all the typical characteristics of this extraordinary grape. The nose is fruity, floral and with notes of cut grass, soft and fresh on the palate. A pleasant wine for more informal moments. To combine with gourmet sandwiches, vegetarian dishes and first courses of the sea.
'Prio' by Donnafugata, pure Catarratto, is an attractive and modern white; It offers a delicate bouquet with hints of white flowers and a mouth is fresh and fragrant. Its pleasant freshness is a perfect match with seafood, shellfish and pasta vegetarian dishes.
'Floramundi' by Donnafugata is a refined Cerasuolo di Vittoria with a flowery soul. A fresh and fleshy red with intriguing aromatic depth. A wine that, together with Bell’Assai, represents the fruit of Donnafugata’s production commitment in eastern Sicily aimed at producing wines under the prestigious Cerasuolo di Vittoria and Frappato di Vittoria, Etna...
The Etna Rosso DOC 'Sul Vulcano' by Donnafugata, is a surprising volcanic red. Red with an elegant bouquet with notes of berries and floral hints; delicate nuances of cinnamon and nutmeg are added. Excellent taste-olfactory correspondence with a good freshness and a harmonious tannin. Long and balanced in the final.
'Vigna di Gabri' by Donnafugata comes from a careful selection of ansonica, catarratto, chardonnay, sauvignon and viognier. Vinified in steel and left to mature for a small part in oak barrels, it stands out for its elegance and finesse. Intense bouquet, which ranges from floral hints of elderberry and acacia, to notes of fruit with white pulp and...