Sciacchetrà is a sweet wine that tells an old story; the same origin of its name probably derives from "shekar", a very ancient Semitic term for fermented beverages.
Sciacchetrà - who had the Denomination of Origin Controlled and also Slow Food - is produced with the quality d`uva Bosco (60%), Albarola and Vermentino (40%). However, you tend to prefer l`uva Bosco as the skin of the berries is more durable and therefore is better suited all`appassimento without breaking.
Carducci described it as the essence of all intoxication dionisiche, Giovanni Pascoli he took to send a few bottles "in the name of Italian literature" Gabriele D'Annunzio described it as "deeply sensual". Before them they spoke Pliny, Boccaccio, Petrarch.