Sicilia DOC

Sicilia DOC: It is a very interesting apellation from Sicilia producing red, white, rose’, dessert and sparkling wines. White Grapes are Ansonica, Carricante, Catarratto,  Chardonnay, Damaschino, Fiano, Grecanico Dorato, Grillo, Moscato, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Vermentino, Viognier, Zibibbo. Red Grapes are Alicante, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignano, Frappato, Merlot, Mondeuse, Nerello Cappuccio, Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Nocera, Perricone, Petit Verdot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese, Syrah. The Minimum alcohol level is 6.0% for Zibibbo Spumante (10.5% potential); 6.0% for Moscato Bianco Spumante (11.0% potential); 11.0% for Vendemmia Tardiva (13.0% potential); 11.0% for white Passito (potential: 14.0% for varietals, 16.0% for Bianco); 11.5% for Bianco, most white varietals (except Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon), and tank-method Spumante (except Moscato Bianco and Zibibbo) and Spumante Rosato; 12.0% for Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, all Superiore wines, Rosato, rosato varietals, Rosso, red varietals, and metodo classico Spumante and Spumante Rosato; 12.0% for red Passito (potential: 17.0% for Rosso, 18.0% for varietals); 12.5% for all white riservas and Rosso riserva; 13.0% for red varietal riservas

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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 Sicilia.

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