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Catarratto Bianco Lucido

 



History


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.

 

Wine regions


Sicily

 

Other regions


 




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.

Sicily

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 

 

 

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