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Sicilian White Wines

The history, the culture, the winemaking traditions enrich the knowledge of the Sicilian territory. Marsala and the classic Zibibbo (Moscato d'Alessandria) are striking for the variety and charm of the wines with a long history. Sicilian wines, creators of the island's winemaking renaissance. Sicilian viticulture is made up of an impressive group of Sicilian wine producers and equally of an important vineyard area, also important for the Italian productive heritage, about 110,000 hectares (15% more than Puglia).

Winemaking Sicily has evolved over the years, achieving excellent progress and well-known results. For example, the exuberant structure also for Sicilian white wines is due to the type of vines, breeding, soil and climatic environment, the refinement of oenological techniques. The main types of planting of the vineyards are sapling and espalier.

Culture introduced by the ancient Phoenicians and Greeks, starting with the now disappeared Mamertino wine up to the Tauromenitanum, Potulanum and Haluntium wine. Today the Sicilian ampelographic heritage shows an interesting map of Sicilian white wines, produced from native vines and distributed throughout the island.

The famous white Sicilia IGT Moscato d'Alessandria in the passito version, with distinguishable organoleptic characteristics in terms of sweetness and aromas whose denomination is Moscato di Pantelleria DOC. To follow, the best Sicilian white wines such as: Marsala DOC produced from Sicilian white vines such as Carricante, Catarratto, Grillo, Inzolia or Ansonica. Malvasia di Lipari from the island of Salina Salina IGT, the Moscato di Siracusa common and glossy white Moscato, the Grecanico.

In the countryside of Catania, Etna DOC, whose vineyards located on the slopes of the volcano give wines with a strong mineral characterization. The Sicily region is able today to offer high quality wines. Sicilian wine producers with a long winemaking tradition who are awarded international mentions and awards such as Cantine Rallo, Baglio di Pianetto, Barone di Serramarrocco, Tenuta di Aglaea, Casa Di Grazia, Marino Vini, Cantina Cerasa di G. Lisciandrello, Tornatore, Uva, Cantine Morgante.

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