Mamertino di Milazzo / Mamertino DOC

Mamertino di Milazzo See Sicilia map, ref #20
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2004
Vineyard Area: 38 ha / 94 acres (2014)
Production: 235 hl / 2,610 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Ansonica, Catarratto, Grillo
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nero d’Avola (Calabrese)
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 45% Catarratto; minimum 35% Ansonica (locally Inzolia) and/or Grillo (minimum 10% each); maximum 20% OAWG
  • Ansonica-Grillo or Inzolia-Grillo (Wh): 50–80% Ansonica; 20–50% Grillo
  • Grillo-Ansonica or Grillo-Inzolia (Wh): 50–80% Grillo; 20–50% Ansonica
  • Riserva (Bianco; Wh, WhSw)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 60% Nero d’Avola; minimum 10% Nocera; maximum 30% OARG
  • Calabrese or Nero d’Avola (Rd): Minimum 85% Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese) + OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Ansonica-Grillo and Grillo-Ansonica; 11.5% for Bianco; 12.5% for Rosso and Calabrese/Nero d’Avola; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011