DOC area for white wines and red wines in the Italian region or from the island Sicily
, It was only created in 2008 and transferred the wines of the formerly independent DOC area Moscato di Noto
. The zone includes the four municipalities of Avola, Noto, Pachino and Rosolini in the province of Siracusa. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna
followed by the name of the label on the bottle label.
It is believed that wines from this area as well as the even better known "Moscato di Siracusa" (since 2011 Siracusa
) the descendants of the legendary "Pollio di Siracusa" by the Roman authors Pliny the Elder
(23-79) as Haluntium
mentioned ancient wine are.
is sorted from the variety Moscato Bianco ( Muscat Blanc
) pressed. There are also the types of wine Spumante
, The Rosso
is made up of at least 65% Nero d'Avola
vinified. The red wine Nero d'Avola
is produced from at least 85% of this variety. For both, a maximum of 35% or 15% of other approved varieties can be used.