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Contessa Entellina

DOC area for reds, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Sicily, The area includes the municipality of Contessa Entellina in the province of Palermo. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the layer name.

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, a maximum of 15% may be other approved. The white wines are Ansonica ( Inzolia ), Catarratto ( Catarratto Bianco ) Chardonnay. Fiano, Grecanico ( Garganega ), Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ) and Viognier, The reds are Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Nero d'Avola. Merlot, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Syrah,

The wine types Rosso and Rosato are produced from Nero d'Avola and / or Syrah (to 50%), as well as other approved varieties (maximum 50%). The vendemmia tardiva ( late vintage ) is made from Ansonica (to 50%), as well as and approved (maximum 50%) in secco, abboccato, amabile u. expanded dolce. All red wines are available with at least 24 months maturity as well Riserva,

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