Ischia DOC: It is a very interesting appellation from Campania producing red, white, dessert, and sparkling wines. White Grapes are Biancolella, Forastera and Red Grapes are Cannonau. Bianco (Wh): 45–70% Forastera; 30–55% Biancolella; maximum 15% OANWG; Biancolella (Wh): Minimum 85% Biancolella + OANWG; Forastera (Wh): Minimum 85% Forastera + OANWG. Superiore (Bianco). Rosso (Rd): 40–50% Cannonau (locally Guarnaccia); 40–50% Piedirosso (locally Pèr e Palummo); maximum 15% OANRG; Piedirosso or Pèr e Palummo (Rd): Minimum 85% Piedirosso + OANRG.Spumante (WhSp): 45–70% Forastera; 30–55% Biancolella; maximum 15% OANWGPassito (RdSw): Minimum 85% Piedirosso + OANRG. The Minimum alcohol level is 10.5% for Bianco and white varietals; 11.0% for Rosso and Piedirosso; 11.5% for Spumante and Superiore; 13.5% for Passito (14.5% potential)
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In the meantime, if you are in the mood for a good book, you can try:
– The Modern History of Italian Wine by Walter Filipputti
– Hidden Gems of Italy: An Insider’s Secret Formula To Find Top-Class Italian Wines At Value Prices And Taste La Dolce Vita by Tony Margiotta
Additionally, you can discover the other wines from Campania.