It 's a white grape, grown almost exclusively in Sicily, Trapani and around the Aeolian Islands, where it is called Castellaro . Together with Catarratto White City is the second most common white variety in Italy, after the Trebbiano. Despite being of higher quality than Catarratto City, its ratio is 1 to 6.
Viticulture and winemaking
Its leaf is small or medium, and orbicular round, five-lobed, medium cluster, cylindrical or conical, simple, compact, sometimes winged, medium berry or small, spheroid or ellipsoid, smooth skin with thick, golden yellow and shiny, with good amount in bloom.
Follows, by region, a list of all DOC is allowed where the use of this vine and a selection of producers who use it in one of their wines.
Alcamo or Bianco d'Alcamo - blend in
County Sclafari - alone or in blends
Contessa Entellina - blend in
Etna - blend in
Marsala - blend in
Memphis - blend in
Sambuca di Sicilia - blend in
Santa Margherita di Belice - alone or in blends