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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 the Aeolian Islands; especially the two islands Salina and Stromboli, which belong to the province of Messina. The Greeks settled the islands as early as 580 BC. Chr. And practiced viticulture. The Greek historian Diodorus (1st century BC) reported one Malvasia grape, The painter Carlo Hauner from Brescia founded a winery on Salina in 1963. He successfully reactivated the ancient sweeter tradition Dessert wines,

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

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