This wine has a strong and decisive character, lit by the sunsets of Lipari like the fire of volcanoes.
The first, great classic red wine of Aeolian Islands with an enveloping and decisive structure.
Nero Ossidiana is a red wine that testifies to our desire to enhance the indigenous vineyards and the great organoleptic properties of the terroir of the Aeolian Islands, which perfectly balances the beautiful acidity and elegance of the Corinto Nero with the soft warmth of Nero d'Avola.
We are proud to have made the first, great, classic red wine of the Aeolian Islands.
It comes from the pressing of whole and destemmed grapes and from a long maceration with the skins and whole bunches; it is vinified without temperature control, it is not clarified except by decantation and various rackings.
The colour of the wine is deep ruby red, it is complex and structured and presents itself to the palate with juicy shades of red fruit, intriguing aromas of spices and musk on the nose. His iodate notes firmly claim the peculiar marine influence on a land already rich in microelements.
Nero Ossidiana expresses all the typicality of a land that is both volcanic and marine, representing the union between the island and the sea.
This is a delightful wine thet shows the glossy intensity and shine of a Burgundian grape, despite its origins in one of the warmest and most extreme islands in the sun-soaked heart of the Mediterranean Sea. I think this wine is just terrific.
Monica Larner WINE ADVOCATE October 2019
Bright and focused, with a lively, juicy mouthfeel on the long vibrant finish. A lovely wine, with lots of flavor and only 13.5% alcohol.
Ian D'Agata VINOUS September 2017
“It has a very rich olfactory tone, with hints of black mulberry and caper.
To the taste it has juice and is very deep”.
SLOW WINE October 2015
Olfactory panorama of ample and unique proportions that opens, against the background of magmatic mineral, with small bramble fruit, blood orange, Mediterranean scrub with herbs and wild berries, shades of Sichuan pepper and brackish fumes.
BIBENDA October 2018
Rouge pourpre aux nuances vio-lettes; parfum de cerise et d’épices, de garrigue et de tabac; texture généreuse avec des tanins fins et une vive acidité, élégant et raffiné jusqu’en finale.
Christian Eder VINUM November 2018
An aroma that contains all the colours of the Aeolian Islands, an elegant sip capable of drawing an incredible landscape.
The Obsidian, the volcanic stone par excellence, gives its name to this wine with salty scents and spicy tones: the history of Lipari in a glass
It is crystalline like the white beaches of Lipari, in the mouth it is fresh with salt and sun
L'Ottava Isola is sun and snow, volcanic heat and freshness of mountain where the lava makes the land fertile and rich in minerals.