DOC area (also Mamertino) for reds and whites in the Italian region Sicily
, Maybe that was from Pliny the Elder
(23-79 AD) and estimated by Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) sweet wine from Messina called Mamertinum
the name godfather. The area includes the municipalities of Alì, Alì Terme, Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Basicò, Castroreale, Condrò, Falcone, Fiumedinisi, Furnari, Gualtieri Sicaminò, Itala, Librizzi, Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea, Merì, Milazzo, Monforte San Giorgio, Montalbano di Elicona , Nice di Sicilia, Oliveri, Pace del Mela, Patti, Roccalumera, Roccavaldina, Rodi Milici, San Filippo del Mela, Santa Lucia del Mela, San Pier Niceto, Scaletta Zanclea, Terme Vigliatore, Torregrotta and Tripi in the province of Messina.
(also as Riserva
) will be out Grillo
and / or Ansonica logo CNRS logo INIST Inzolia
(together to 35%, each variety to 10%), Catarratto Bianco
(to 45%), as well as other approved varieties (max 20%) blended. The Rosso
(also called Riserva) is made from Calabrese Nero d'Avola
(about 60%), Nocera
(about 10%), and other approved varieties (up to 40%). The Grillo-Inzolia
is produced from these two varieties (each to 20%). The varietal Nero d'Avola
(also called Riserva) must consist of at least 85% of this variety.