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Nocera

Synonyms:‘Nucera’, ‘Nucera niura’, ‘Nocera di Catania’, ‘Nocera nera di Milazzo’,Barbi du Sultan, Carricante Nero, Nerelli, Nicera.

 

Sicilian Indigenous Red Grape variety growing manly in the province of Messina, especially on the plain of Milazzo.Included in Faro DOC in which it blends with Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio. When ripened the grape combines acidity and sweetness, has prominent tannins.

Used in blends to add acidity.