We are in the territory of Torricella, where this exquisite Winery in Puglia produces and sells wines produced by a unique terroir in the world.
That of Michele and Cosimo Schifone is an old family tradition that sees them today, engaged in the cultivation of vineyards on a total area of about 25 hectares in the delta suited for the production of Primitivo di Manduria, between the towns of Torricella, Lizzano and Maruggio.
The proximity to the sea, the clayey soil and the amazing drainage characteristics of these red lands make vineyards suitable for the production of excellent Apulian wines with the guarantee of the right mix of authenticity and simplicity, the result of a tradition that is rooted in history of two generations.
From the splendid vineyards of Masseria Cicella, cultivated with native vines of Primitivo di Manduria, Negroamaro, Fiano, Chardonnay and Moscato aged between 5 and 60 years, vinified with traditional techniques, excellent wines are obtained that can show unique and unmistakable organoleptic characteristics .
We are in Torricella in the province of Taranto, in a place that has always been dedicated to viticulture, in particular to the production of Primitivo di Manduria.
Immersed in the picturesque scenery of the Apulian countryside, Masseria Cicella, an exemplary and perfectly functional company, has always been committed to producing high quality wines combining modernity and tradition, the Primitivo di Manduria first amongst all, known and appreciated all over the world.
Masseria Cicella is the name of an ancient Masseria, which also gives the name to the district, contrada Cicella precisely. Michele and Cosimo Schifone, owners of the Farm, purchase the land adjacent to the ancient farmhouse by implanting the vineyards of Primitivo and thus giving life to the winery named Masseria Cicella. This is the story of a passionate family of a unique territory and of a wine-growing tradition born of love for the earth, so that the daily life of the Schifone family intertwines with working in a vineyard producing wines from the fruit of a passionate feeling.
If you want to taste our wines, come and visit us in the Winery!
We will welcome you with typical products and many other local delicacies to taste in combination with our wines to let you know more about the local food and wine traditions.
For those who want it, it is possible to make guided tours of the cellars of our Winery between barrels and jars and buy bottled and bulky wines.
The vineyards of Masseria Cicella have an average age of 30 years, reaching up to 50/60 years for the reserves. They are all located a few kilometers from the sea and perfectly in symbiosis with the surrounding environment.
From these beautiful grapes, grown, harvested and vinified according to the traditional techniques handed down by father to son for more than two generations, excellent Apulian wines are obtained to envy the most prestigious labels. Read more