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Salaparuta

DOC area for red and white wines in the Italian region and on the island Sicily, The zone encompasses the entire municipality of Salaparuta in the province of Trapani. The city of Salaparuta was completely destroyed and rebuilt in an earthquake in 1968.

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, the remaining 15% can be other approved varieties. The four white wines are Catarratto ( Catarratto Bianco ) Chardonnay. Inzolia and Grillo, The four red wines are Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Nero d'Avola and Syrah, The Rosso is made from at least 65% Nero d'Avola. The Novello is blended from Nero d'Avola (50%) and Merlot (20%). The Bianco is made from at least 60% Catarratto Bianco. A longer matured Riserva there are of all red wines.

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