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Eloro DOC

Region: Sicilia

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1994

Vineyard Area: 101 ha / 249 acres (2018)

Production: 885 hl / 9,830 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 90% Frappato, Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese), and/or Perricone + OAG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Frappato, Nero d’Avola, and/or Perricone + OAG
  • Rosso from subzone Pachino only (Rd): Minimum 80% Nero d’Avola; maximum 20% Frappato and/or Perricone
  • Frappato (Rd): Minimum 90% Frappato + OAG
  • Nero d’Avola (Rd): Minimum 90% Nero d’Avola + OAG
  • Pignatello (Rd): Minimum 90% Perricone + OAG
  • Riserva (Rosso Pachino)

Subzone:

  • Pachino (Rosso only)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Rosato; 12.0% for all reds
  • Aging: For Pachino Rosso, minimum approx. 5 months (ERD = April 1, V+1); for Pachino Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = October 15, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

07/25/2013

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