about this subregion

Located on the sun-kissed southern coast of Sicily, Sciacca DOC is a testament to the island's rich viticultural history and tradition. A balmy Mediterranean climate, characterized by warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters, ensures that the vines bask in ample sunlight, allowing grapes to achieve full ripeness and complexity. The region is embraced by gentle hills, fertile soils, and the lapping waves of the Mediterranean Sea, creating an environment where grapevines thrive.

Sciacca's viticultural portfolio boasts both international and indigenous grape varieties. Among the reds, Nero d’Avola stands out as a quintessential Sicilian variety, bringing forward bold flavors and a deep ruby hue. It's joined by global stars like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Sangiovese, each adding its own signature to the red wines of the region.

On the white side, Ansonica, also known as Inzolia, shines brightly. This indigenous grape is renowned for its refreshing citrus notes and almond undertones. Catarratto, another native variety, is celebrated for its crisp acidity and hints of Mediterranean herbs. The presence of Chardonnay in the Sciacca DOC is a nod to the region’s adaptability, showcasing how Sicilian terroir can beautifully express this international grape.

In essence, Sciacca DOC epitomizes the harmonious marriage of nature, tradition, and innovation, offering wines that are both rooted in Sicilian heritage and resonating with global palates.


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The DOC Sciacca growing area, located in the Sicilian wine-growing region, includes the municipalities of Sciacca and Caltabellotta.

In this region, the climate is maritime Mediterranean. For this reason, rainfall is especially concentrated between autumn and winter, while in spring rainfall is scarce and summers are practically arid.

The Sciacca DOC has a great diversity of soils, with a predominance of alluvial plains, marine terraces, loamy soils and carbonate mountainous reliefs with a high percentage of limestone.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Nero d’Avola, Sangiovese

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Ansonica, Catarratto, Chardonnay

In the enchanting Sciacca DOC wine region of Sicily, three captivating wines take center stage - Sciacca Bianco, Sciacca Rosso, and Sciacca Rosato.

Sciacca Bianco delights with its harmonious blend of white grape varieties. Comprising grapes like Inzolia, the predominant grape, Grillo, and Catarratto, it reveals a fresh and crisp character with vibrant citrus and floral notes. Sciacca Bianco's refreshing nature makes it an ideal companion for seafood and light Mediterranean dishes, capturing the essence of the Sicilian coast in every sip.

Meanwhile, Sciacca Rosso captivates with its captivating red blend. Enveloped by the likes of Cabernet Sauvignon, thsat is the predominant grape, Nero d'Avola, Nerello Mascalese, and Perricone, it presents a medium-bodied profile enriched with red fruit flavors, subtle spice notes, and soft tannins. Sciacca Rosso pairs gracefully with various Italian cuisine, embodying the warmth and charm of Sicily's diverse culinary heritage.

For those seeking a delightful wine for warm days and joyful gatherings, Sciacca Rosato is the perfect choice. Made from a blend of red grape varieties akin to Sciacca Rosso, but with a major predominance of the Ansonica grape, it boasts a delightful pink hue and vivacious red berry flavors. Sciacca Rosato invites wine enthusiasts to celebrate life and relish the Sicilian sun in each delightful sip.

In the heart of Sicily, the wines of Sciacca DOC tell tales of passion and craftsmanship. Each glass is a tribute to the region's rich viticultural heritage, offering a taste of Sicily's sun-kissed lands and the profound artistry of its winemakers.