The estate is located in Riesi, in the centre of Sicily, a few kilometres from the sea, on an gentle hillside well exposed to the winds, where summers are very hot and winters mild and brief.
In this part of the island for centuries the Nero d'Avola, the prince of the Sicilian vines, which in the area of Riesi, thanks to special conditions pedoclimatic, has found an ideal habitat.
The vineyards, currently about 127 hectares, are located on soils with a composition of silicaocalcarea that allows the roots to penetrate deeply finding water, rare and precious in this part of Sicily in summer.
Here are born some of the great Duca di Salaparuta wines, each with its own personality. different thanks to the fact that the grapes from which they are born are harvested in different areas. of the estate. the particular exposure to the sun and wind of the vineyards and the nature characteristic of the various areas of the soil, in fact, guarantee different fruits to a few yards apart.
Duca Entico 2017 received a special award as Best Wine from Nero d'Avola grapes from Doctor Wine - Essential Guide to the Wines of Italy 2022 with 96 points out of 100.