DOC area for red wines and white wines in the Italian region or on the island Sicily
, The zone includes the municipalities of Menfi, Sambuca di Sicilia and Sciacca in the province of Agrigento, as well as the municipality of Castelvetrano in the province of Trapani. There are two sub-zones named after subdivisions in the municipality of Menfi called Feudo the Fiori and Bonera.
The varietal wines
must be pressed from at least 85% of each variety. The three white wines
are Ansonica ( Inzolia
and Grecanico ( Garganega
). The five reds
are Cabernet Sauvignon
. Nero d'Avola
comes in any mix of Ansonica, Catarratto Bianco Lucido
, Chardonnay and Grecanico (to 75%), as well as other approved varieties (max 25%) blended. The vendemmia tardiva
( late vintage
) is used in any use by Ansonica, Catarratto Bianco Lucido
, Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc
) and Chardonnay. The Rosso
(also as Riserva
) is produced in any mixture of Nero d'Avola, Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah (for 70%), as well as other approved varieties (maximum 30%).
The white wine from the Feudo dei Fiori
sub-zone is made from Ansonica and / or Chardonnay (80%) and other authorized varieties (up to 20%). The red wine from the subzone Bonera
(also known as Riserva) is produced in any use of Nero d'Avola, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah (to 85%), as well as other authorized varieties (max 15%).