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Etna DOC

Etna DOC

Description to Etna DOC

DOC range for reds, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region or island Sicily, The area includes the municipalities of Acireale, Aci Sant'Antonio, Belpasso, Biancavilla, Castiglione di Sicilia, Giarre, Linguaglossa, Mascali, Milo, Nicolosi, Paterno, Pedara, Piedimonte Etneo, Randazzo, Sant'Alfio, Santa Maria di Licodia, Santa Venerina , Trecastagni, Viagrande and Zafferana Etnea in the province of Catania. There are more than 130 additional geographical indications (locations = Vigna ) at the label allowed. It is a very old wine-growing region. In the 1596 published "Storia the Vini d'Italia" (history of the wines of Italy) are mentioned wines from here and their high quality attributed to the nearby volcano Etna (Mongibello) fly ash.

The Bianco is going out Carricante (about 60%), the two Catarratto Bianco -Games Comune or Lucido (40% maximum), as well Trebbiano Toscano. Minella Bianca and other authorized varieties (max 15%). The Bianco Superiore is produced from Carricante (to 80%), as well as Trebbiano Toscano and / or Minella Bianca and other approved varieties (maximum 20%).

Rosso (also as Riserva u. Rosato are going out Nerello Mascalese (to 80%), Nerello Mantellato logo CNRS logo INIST Nerello Cappuccio (up to 20%) and other approved varieties (up to 10%). Of the Spumante will be out Nerello Mascalese (about 60%) and other approved varieties (up to 40%).
In the wine guide you will find
currently 130 845 Wines and 23 188 Producers, including 1 302 classified producers.
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