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Flashcards in Sicily & Sardinia Deck (15):
1

The Strait of Messina separates:

Sicily and Calabria

2

Name a Marsala producer (the best)

Marco de Bartoli

3

Name the white indigenous grapes to Sicily

Catarratto, Inzolia, Grecanico, Carricante, Grillo, Zibibbo (Muscat of Alexandria), and Malvasia

4

Name some red indigenous grapes to Sicily

Nero d'Avola, Frappato, Perricone, Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio

5

What is Sicily's most heavily planted grape?

Catarratto

6

Etna DOC - what are the red and white varietals? What's the soil here?

Volcanic soil. Grapes are Nerello Mascalese and Carricante

7

Sicily's most planted red grape is:

Nero d'Avola

8

Name two sweet wine DOCs on the eastern side of Sicily

Moscato di Noto DOC and Moscato di Siracusa DOC

9

Name two sweet wine DOCs off the coast of Sicily

Malvasia delle Lipari DOC and Moscato di Pantelleria DOC

10

What are the dominant grapes of Sardinia (white and red)?

White is Vermentino, reds are Cannonau (Grenache) and Carignano

11

What is the sole DOCG for Sardinia?

Vermentino di Gallura DOCG

Granitic soil here

12

What is Nuragus?

It's a white grape produced on the southern end of Sardinia.

13

What are the 3 sub-zones for Cannonau di Sardegna DOC ?

Oliena
Jerzu
Capo Ferrato

14

Dessert wines from Sicily?

Moscato di Noto DOC
Moscato di Siracusa DOC
Moscato di Pantelleria DOC
Passito di Pantelleria

15

Ceraiolo di Vittoria DOCG blend:

50-70% Nero d'Avola
30-50% Frappato
- min 13% abv