Perfect spumante wines from Etna
The land around mount Etna becomes excellence thanks to Cantine Nicosia’s century-long background and to a careful selection of organically grown local grapes, according to the most advanced principles of environmental sustainability, and tranformed into wine with extreme care and with the right patience.
The volcano’s local vineyards, Nerello Mascalese and Carricante, thanks to the classical method, are used to produce spumante wines of very high quality.
Their name Sosta Tre Santi is to pay homage to Trecastagni, municipality of the South-East slope of mount Etna, where the history of Cantine Nicosia started, back in 1898 and where still today the company has its headquarters, and to its patron saints Alfio, Cirino and Filadelfo, who along their journey towards martyrdom, stopped in this little town on Etna, which still today shows them high devotion.
Sosta Tre Santi spumante wines with classical method are produced limited edition with the best grapes coming from small alleys on mount Etna: the result is elegance of the mountain enriched by complexity of volcanic lands.
Since 1898, Nicosia. A family with a great passion for Sicilian wine, passed on for five generations, and solid roots in Etna wine culture, producing and investing in the world of wine, taking the best oenological tradition of Sicily around Italy and abroad. Cantine Nicosia
Metodo ClassicoSosta Tre Santi Carricante Brut Millesimato
From selected Carricante grapes, grown at high altitudes on the Volcano, this Brut natur classic method of the Sosta Tre Santi collection is born, which remains in aging on the lees in the bottle for at least 20 months.
Metodo ClassicoSosta Tre Santi Etna Brut Bianco Millesimato
The Nerello Mascalese grapes grown at high altitudes on the Volcano prove to be an ideal base for the production of classic method sparkling wines.
The Sosta Tre Santi Etna DOC Brut natur is the result of a long and careful production process with the classic method. At least 30 months of aging on the lees in the bottle are required to produce a sparkling wine capable of representing, in an authentic way, the unique characteristics of Nerello and the Etna terroir.
Metodo ClassicoSosta Tre Santi Etna Brut Rosato Millesimato
From Nerello Mascalese grapes vinified in rosé, grown at high altitude on the Volcano, Sosta Tre Santi Spumante Etna rosato DOC Brut natur is born.
Thanks to a long aging on the lees – it takes at least 20 months – to produce a sparkling wine capable of representing, in an authentic way, the unique strength of Nerello Mascalese and the Etna terroir.
Metodo ClassicoSosta Tre Santi Etna Brut Sessantamesi Millesimato
The basis for the 60-month classic method sparkling wine is born from Nerello Mascalese, the main vine of Etna.
A long aging on the lees to ensure the best interpretation of the sparkling wine from Nerello mascalese of Cantine Nicosia. For the production of this classic method, at least 60 months of aging on the yeasts in the bottle are necessary to produce a sparkling wine capable of representing, in an authentic way, the Etna terroir and amaze by the glass.