Faro DOC

Faro See Sicilia map, ref #8

125913840-Vineyard with Mount Etna in distance

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1976
Vineyard Area: 15 ha / 36 acres (2014)
Production: 180 hl / 2,000 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nerello Mascalese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 45–60% Nerello Mascalese; 15–30% Nerello Cappuccio; 5–10% Nocera; maximum 15% Gaglioppo, Nero d’Avola, and/or Sangiovese

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0%
  • Aging: Minimum 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011