DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Sicily
, The zone comprises areas of the municipalities of Alia, Aliminusa, Caltavuturo, Castellana Sicula, Castronuovo di Sicilia, Cerda, Montemaggiore Belsito, Petralia Sottana, Polizzi Generosa, Sclafani Bagni and Valledolmo in the province of Palermo, the municipalities of Vallelunga Pratameno and Villalba in the province of Caltanissetta, and the municipality of Cammarata in the province of Agrigento.
The varietal wines
must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, the rest can be other approved varieties. The seven white wines
are Ansonica od. Inzolia
, Catarratto ( Catarratto Bianco
, Grecanico ( Garganega
, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc
) and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc
). The eight red wines
are Cabernet Sauvignon
. Nerello Mascalese
. Nero d'Avola
or Calabrese, Perricone
, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir
is blended from Ansonica and / or Catarratto and / or Grecanico (500%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 50%). The Rosso
is made from Nero d'Avola and / or Perricone (50%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 50%). The rosato
is made from Nerello Mascalese (50%) and other approved varieties (max. 50%).
There is also a Dolce Vendemmia Tardiva
( late vintage
) from white varieties. a Spumante
there are all white wines. a Novello
there are of all red wines. And one Riserva
with at least 24 months of aging there is all red wines except Nerello Mascalese.