DOC area for red and white wines in the Italian region and island Sicily
, The previous classification from IGT to DOC was carried out in 2011. The zone comprises the entire municipality of Buseto Palizzolo, as well as parts of Castellammare del Golfo, Custonaci, Erice, Paceco, Trapani and Valderice in the province of Trapani.
The varietal wines
must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, a maximum of 15% can be other approved ones. The eight white wines
are Ansonica ( Inzolia
), Catarratto ( Catarratto Bianco
, Greganico ( Garganega
, Moscato di Alessandria or Zibibbo ( Muscat d'Alexandrie
and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc
). The six red wines
are Cabernet Sauvignon
, Calabrese ( Nero d'Avola
, Pignatello ( Perricone
) and Syrah
is made from the Catarratto game species
Catarratto Bianco Comune and Catarratto Bianco Lucido (to 60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%) pressed. The Rosso
(also called Riserva
) is made from Calabrese (60%) and other approved varieties (max. 40%).
The wine types Passito
(Moscato di Alessandria), Vendemmia tardiva Sauvignon
and Vendemmia tardiva Zibibbo
) must contain at least 95% of the respective variety. The Spumante Brut
is made from Chardonnay (70%), the Spumante Dolce
from Zibibbo (95%).