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Inzolia or Ansonica

Synonyms: Ansonica, Insolia, Ansoria, Anzonaka, Inzolia, Ansora, Anzonica, Insora, Insolia di Palermo, Ansolica, ‘Nzolia, Zolia bianca,Inselida, Ansolia,Inzolia vranca

Sicilian white grape variety Inzolia  is used mainly to make a dry wine. Inzolia is grown mainly in the provinces of Agrigento, Palermo and Caltanisetta. Often blended with Grillo and Cattaratto to produce one of the most famous sicilian fortified wines Marsala with high alcohol and a long life.

The grape is known for its nutty aroma.

Sicily: Alcamo DOC, Contea di Sclafani DOC, Contessa Entellina DOC, Delia Nivolelli DOC, Erice DOC, Memertino di Milazzo or Mamertino DOC, Marsala DOC, Menfi DOC, Monreale DOC, Riesi DOC,Salaparuta DOC, Sambuca di Sicilia DOC,Santa Margerita di Belice DOC, Sciacca DOC,Vittoria DOC;

 

useful links:

http://www.vitisdb.it/variety/show/8229?user_locale%5Bcode%5D=it

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansonica

http://www.vivc.de/datasheet/dataResult.php?data=492