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Riesi

DOC area for reds, 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 as Novello ) is made from Calabrese ( Nero d'Avola ) and or Cabernet Sauvignon (to 80%), as well as other approved varieties (max 20%) produced. The wine types Rosso Superiore and Rosso Superiore Riserva must contain at least 85% Calabrese. The Rosato is made from Calabrese (50-75%), as well Nerello Mascalese and / or Cabernet Sauvignon (25-50%).

The Bianco (also as Spumante and Vendemmia tardiva ) becomes from Ansonica ( Inzolia ) and or Chardonnay 75%) and other authorized varieties (max 15%). The varietal wines have to. 85% of each variety included. The two white wines are Chardonnay and Insolia. The four reds are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Nero d'Avola and Syrah,

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