IGP Terre Siciliane

Region:
History: Established in 2011
Vineyard Area: 35,389 ha / 87,411 acres (2014)
Production: 1,263,300 hl / 14,040,000 cases (2015)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Ansonica, Carricante, Catarratto, Chardonnay, Damaschino, Fiano, Gewürztraminer, Grecanico Dorato, Grillo, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscato, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Trebbiano, Vermentino, Vernaccia, Viognier, Zibibbo
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Alicante, Ancellotta, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignano, Ciliegiolo, Frappato, Gaglioppo, Malbec, Merlot, Montepulciano, Nerello Cappuccio, Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Nocera, Perricone, Petit Verdot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese, Syrah
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Sicilia
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed white grape varieties except Grillo + OAWG
  • Dual, triple, or quadruple varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Any proportions of two, three, or four varieties approved for the region of Sicilia except Grillo (minimum 15% each), listed on label in descending order; no OAG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Sicilia
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed red grape varieties except Nero d’Avola (Calabrese) + OARG
  • Dual, triple, or quadruple varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Any proportions of two, three, or four varieties approved for the region of Sicilia except Nero d’Avola (minimum 15% each), listed on label in descending order; no OAG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Sicilia
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% any one of the allowed red grape varieties except Nero d’Avola (Calabrese) + OARG
  • Dual, triple, or quadruple varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Any proportions of two, three, or four varieties approved for the region of Sicilia except Nero d’Avola (minimum 15% each), listed on label in descending order; no OAG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosato Spumante (RoSp, RoSpSw): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vendemmia Tardiva Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Vendemmia Tardiva Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Same as Rosso or red varietals
  • Bianco Passito (Wh, WhSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosato Passito (Ro, RoSw): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals
  • Rosso Passito (Rd, RdSw): Same as Rosso or red varietals
  • Bianco Liquoroso (WhFoSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosso Liquoroso (RdFoSw): Same as Rosso or red varietals

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Entire region of Sicilia
  • Grapes for Passito may be dried slightly on or off the vine
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for all frizzante wines; 10.0% for Vendemmia Tardiva (13.0% potential); 10.5% for Bianco tranquillo, Rosato tranquillo, Spumante, and Rosato Spumante; 11.0% for Rosso tranquillo and Novello; 15.0% for Liquoroso; 16.0% potential for Passito
  • Residual sugar: Spumante and Rosato Spumante can range from extra brut to dolce; minimum 50 g/l (5.0%) for Passito
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2017