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Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG

Region: Sicilia

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1973; became a DOCG in 2005

Vineyard Area: 151 ha / 373 acres (2018)

Production: 7,350 hl / 81,670 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 50–70% Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese); 30–50% Frappato

Subzones

  • Classico, the historic production area

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 8 months (ERD = June 1, V+1); for Classico, minimum approx. 18 months (ERD = March 31, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

02/27/2020

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