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Malvasia delle Lipari DOC

 

Region: Sicilia

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1973

Vineyard Area: 8 ha / 20 acres (2018)

Production: 289 hl / 3,210 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (WhSw): 92–95% Malvasia di Lipari; 5–8% Corinto Nero
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): 92–95% Malvasia; 5–8% Corinto Nero
  • Liquoroso (WhFoSw): 92–95% Malvasia; 5–8% Corinto Nero

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 8.0% for Bianco (11.5% potential); approx. 15% for Passito (18.0% potential); 16.0% for Liquoroso (20.0% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Minimum 60 g/l (6.0%) for Passito and Liquoroso
  • Aging: For Passito, minimum approx. 4–6 months (ERD = June 1, V+1); for Liquoroso, minimum 6 months after fortification (ERD approx. May 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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