Battista farms 3.5 hectares of vines, which include local grape varieties such as Zibbibo and Cataratto. He has neither organic nor biodynamic certification but goes well above what would be expected of him if this were the case. Battista hardly intervenes in the vineyard at all, eschewing even organic treatments and allowing wild herbs to flourish between the vines.
In the cellar, Battista often keeps his wines on the skins during the entire fermentation. His wines are beautifully powerful, structured and show otherworldly aromatics that evoke this island’s striking beauty.