Mamertino di Milazzo / Mamertino DOC: It is an apellation from Sicilia producing red, white, wines.White Grape Varieties are Ansonica, Catarratto, Grillo
and Red is Nero d’Avola (Calabrese); Bianco (Wh): Minimum 45% Catarratto; minimum 35% Ansonica (locally Inzolia) and/or Grillo (minimum 10% each); maximum 20% OAWG; Ansonica-Grillo or Inzolia-Grillo (Wh): 50–80% Ansonica; 20–50% Grillo; Grillo-Ansonica or Grillo-Inzolia (Wh): 50–80% Grillo; 20–50% Ansonica;Riserva (Bianco; Wh, WhSw)Rosso (Rd): Minimum 60% Nero d’Avola; minimum 10% Nocera; maximum 30% OARG; Calabrese or Nero d’Avola (Rd): Minimum 85% Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese) + OARG;Riserva (Rosso). The Minimum alcohol level is 11.0% for Ansonica-Grillo and Grillo-Ansonica; 11.5% for Bianco; 12.5% for Rosso and Calabrese/Nero d’Avola; 13.0% for Riserva
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