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Contessa Entellina

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

The varietal wines have to. Contain 85% of the respective variety, max. 15% can be other approved. The white wines are Ansonica ( Inzolia ), Catarratto ( Catarratto Bianco ) Chardonnay. Fiano, Grecanico ( Garganega ), Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ) and Viognier, The red wines are Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Nero d'Avola. Merlot, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Syrah, The types of wine Rosso and Rosato are made from the varieties Nero d'Avola and / or Syrah (to 50%), as well as other approved (max. 50%). The Vendemmia tardiva ( late vintage ) is made from Ansonica (50%) and other approved varieties (max. 50%) and expanded in secco, abboccato, amabile and dolce. All red wines are also available as aged at least 24 months Riserva,

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