DOC area for red and white wines in the Italian region Sicily
, The area includes the two municipalities of Santa Margherita di Belice and Montevago in the province of Agrigento. Under this DOC designation, however, wines may also be used in the communes of Castelvetrano, Partanna, Poggioreale and Salaparuta in the province of Trapani, as well as in the three DOC areas Contessa Entellina
and Sambuca di Sicilia
to be produced.
is made from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon
and or Sangiovese
(50-80%), Nero d'Avola
(20-50%), as well as other approved varieties (max 15%) blended. The Bianco
is made of the varieties Ansonica = Inzolia
(30-50%), Catarratto Bianco Lucido
and / or Grecanico = Garganega
(50-70%), as well as other approved varieties (max 15%).
The varietal wines
must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, the rest up to a maximum of 15% may be other approved varieties. The two red wines
are Nero d'Avola and Sangiovese
, The three white wines
are Ansonica, Catarratto and Grecanico.