In 1968 Hugues Bernard Comte de la Gatinais,born at St.Malo in France in 1940, eight years as French naval officer, get married with Gigi Guarrasi, a descendant of a family of Palermo.
With her engage an exciting and courageous adventure: the reconstruction with modern criteria of the cellar destroyed by the earthquake of Valle del Belice. The greatest attention of Count de la Gatinais is devoted to the varietal conversion of the vineyard. Already thirty years ago in Sicily great French wines and native vines are paired together.
Today the work begun by Gugues de la Gatinais and his wife Gigi is continued by his son Laurent with the same care and passion.