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Riesi

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Sicily, The zone includes the two municipalities of Butera, Mazzarino and Riesi in the province of Caltanisetta.

The Rosso (also called Novello ) becomes Calabrese ( Nero d'Avola ) and or Cabernet Sauvignon (80%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 20%). The Rosso Superiore and Rosso Superiore Riserva wine types must contain at least 85% Calabrese. The rosato is made from Calabrese (50-75%), as well Nerello Mascalese and / or Cabernet Sauvignon (25-50%) pressed.

The Bianco (also called Spumante and Vendemmia tardiva ) becomes Ansonica ( Inzolia ) and or Chardonnay (75%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 15%). The varietal wines have to. Contain 85% of the respective variety. The two white wines are Chardonnay and Insolia. The four red wines are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Nero d'Avola and Syrah,

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