“The soil was shining like gold” admit Valentina. From the first moment this is the emotion for the territory of San Mauro. Sand and clay immediately convinced of the goodness of the soil and the wines.
Judeka rises along the ancient Wine Road, in the San Mauro district in Caltagirone, a very important wine area in the Sicilian context where the only Sicilian DOCG is grown: the Cerasuolo di Vittoria.
The area is also famous for its archeology, it is said that the Greeks came across the then navigable rivers that line the vineyards. As is known, it was these latter who exported the vine and the techniques of its cultivation to the Mediterranean countries.
The position of the vineyards is strategic, a natural gorge favors ventilation from the Mediterranean. The winds that come also from the Iblei Mountains (Libeccio, Ponente and Scirocco from Africa), brush the vines and this naturally protects the attack by pests and insects.
The soils are formed by a mixture of sand and clay. The sand gives the wines the intensity of the aromas, while the clay allows to give a saline structure, and in moments of drought it guarantees the right level of humidity to the vineyard.