Naturally tannic white grape. Light to medium bodied in Sicily; fuller bodied in Tuscany. Golden color. Aromas & flavors: (Tuscany) Citrus; (Sicily) yellow apple, dried apricot. Best DOP: Elba DOC.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Insolia, Inzolia

Best Known For: Sicilian white wines

Where Grown: Almost exclusively in Sicilia (96%)


Vineyard Area: 6,133 ha (15,147 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

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