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