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Contessa Entellina

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

The varietal wines have to. 85% of the respective variety included, max. 15% can be other legal. 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 the varieties Nero d'Avola and / or Syrah (to 50%), as well as other approved (maximum 50%). The vendemmia tardiva ( late vintage ) is made from Ansonica (50%) and other approved varieties (50% maximum) and aged in secco, abboccato, amabile and dolce. All red wines are available with at least 24 months maturity as well Riserva,

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