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Siracusa DOC

Region: Sicilia

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as the Moscato di Siracusa DOC in 1973; expanded as Siracusa DOC in 2011

Vineyard Area: 16 ha / 40 acres (2018)

Production: 110 hl / 1,220 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 40% Moscato Bianco + OAWG
  • Moscato (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 65% Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese) + OARG
  • Nero d’Avola (Rd): Minimum 85% Nero d’Avola + OARG
  • Syrah (Rd): Minimum 85% Syrah + OARG
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + other authorized aromatic white grapes
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG

Significant Production Rules

  • Spumante must be vintage dated
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.5% for Moscato and Spumante (11.5% potential); 11.0% for Bianco; 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% for Nero d’Avola and Syrah; 13.0% for Passito (16.5% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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