Siracusa DOC

Siracusa DOC: It is a very interesting apellation from Sicilia producing red, white, dessert and sparkling wines. White Grape is Moscato and Red Grapes are Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Syrah. Composition: Bianco (Wh): Minimum 40% Moscato Bianco + OAWG; Moscato (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG;Rosso (Rd): Minimum 65% Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese) + OARG; Nero d’Avola (Rd): Minimum 85% Nero d’Avola + OARG; Syrah (Rd): Minimum 85% Syrah + OARG; Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + other authorized aromatic white grapes; Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG. The Minimum alcohol level is 9.5% for Moscato and Spumante (11.5% potential); 11.0% for Bianco; 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% for Nero d’Avola and Syrah; 13.0% for Passito (16.5% potential)

Vittoria DOC: It is an apellation from Sicilia producing red, white,  wines. White Grape is Ansonica and  Red Grapes are Frappato, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese).Composition:Ansonica or Insolia or Inzolia (Wh): Minimum 85% Ansonica + OAWG; Rosso (Rd): 50–70% Nero d’Avola; 30–50% Frappato;Calabrese or Nero d’Avola (Rd): Minimum 85% Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese) + OANRG; Frappato (Rd): Minimum 85% Frappato + OANRG; Novello (Rd): Minimum 80% Frappato and/or Nero d’Avola + OARG. The Minimum alcohol level is 11.5% for Ansonica and Novello; 12.0% for Rosso, Calabrese/Nero d’Avola, and Frappato

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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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