he province of Syracuse has always been particularly renowned for for its wines.
For Moscato of Siracusa and Noto, that S. Landolina Nava (1786-1802)
identified with Pollio of Syracuse, called Biblical in Hellenic Thrace, but
with red Pachino produced in Val di Noto.
In this environment, very different from the Etnean one in climate – hot-arid,
with temperatures among the highest in the island - and to terrains – located
on a plain, with chalcky-clayey soils, typically Mediterranean – for some
time Azienda Benanti has been engaged in selecting old vineyards of Nero
Nero d'Avola is the most noble, almost exclusive, vine used to produce the red
wine of Pachino. It has recently spread from here to the other areas of
Azienda Benanti has always trusted the particular terroir and the great oenological
capacities of Nero d'Avola of Pachino, so to have been among the first
firms to bottle this wine and then to bring considerable investments to
implant selected and innovative vines in one of the best and renowned districts