Monreale DOC: It is a very interesting apellation from Sicilia producing red, white, rose’, dessert wines.White Grape Varieties are Ansonica, Catarratto, Chardonnay, Grillo, Pinot Bianco
Principal Red Grape Varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Perricone, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese, Syrah. The Minimum alcohol level is 11.0% for Bianco, Ansonica, Catarratto, Grillo, Pinot Bianco, and Rosato; 11.5% for Novello; 12.0% for Chardonnay, Rosso, and red varietals; 12.5% for Superiore and Riserva; 14% (potential) for Vendemmia Tardiva
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– 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 Sicilia.