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Malvasia delle Lipari

DOC area for sweet white wine in the Italian region or on the island Sicily, The zone includes the archipelago of Aeolian Islands; in particular the two islands of Salina and Stromboli, which belong to the province of Messina. The Greeks already inhabited the islands in 580 BC. Chr. And operated viticulture. The Greek historian Diodorus (1st century BC) reported one Malvasia grape, Brescia painter Carlo Hauner founded a winery on Salina in 1963. He successfully reactivated the ancient tradition of sweeter Dessert wines,

The wine is made from the two varieties Malvasia di Lipari (max 95%) and Corinto Nero logo CNRS logo INIST Sangiovese (5-8%) pressed. There are also the two versions Passito from air-dried grapes and an alcoholic to at least 16% vol alcohol content fortified Liquoroso,

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