Pantelleria DOC was created in 1971. It covers still and sparkling white wines made in various styles (listed below) from the Moscato di Alessandria (‘Zibibbo’) grape variety grown on the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria which administratively is in Trapani province in the Autonomous Region of Sicily (Sicilia), Italy.

Viticulture: Minimum vine density of 2,000 vines per hectare for new plantings.

Yields: Maximum 10 tonnes per hectare for all wine.

Sparkling wines

Pantelleria Bianco DOC Frizzante: 70hl/ha. 85-100% Zibbibo, 0-15% other white grapes authorised in Sicily. The transformation from still to sparkling wine must take place within Sicily. The wine must be bottled in Sicily.

Pantelleria-Moscato DOC Spumante: 100% Zibbibo. 70hl/ha. Traditional method sparkling wine. The transformation from still to sparkling wine must take place within Sicily. The wine must be bottled in Sicily.

Still wines

Pantelleria Bianco DOC: 70hl/ha. 85-100% Zibbibo, 0-15% other white grapes authorised in Sicily.

Moscato di Pantelleria Bianco DOC: 100% Zibbibo, 0-15% other white grapes authorised in Sicily. 60hl/ha.

Pantelleria-Zibibbo Dolce DOC: 70hl/ha. 70% Zibbibo. The wine must be bottled in Sicily.

Passito di Pantelleria DOC: 100% Zibbibo, 0-15% other white grapes authorised in Sicily. 40hl/ha. Bottling must take place on Pantelleria.

Pantelleria-Moscato DOC Dorato: 100% Zibbibo. 50hl/ha. The wine must be bottled in Sicily.

Fortified wines

Pantelleria-Moscato DOC Liquoroso: 100% Zibbibo: A Vino Dolce Naturale. 85-100% Zibbibo, 0-15% other white grapes authorised in Sicily. 70hl/ha. Fortification must take place on Pantelleria. The wine must be bottled in Sicily.

Pantelleria DOC Liquoroso Passito DOC: A Vino Dolce Naturale. 100% Zibbibo. 55hl/ha.The grapes must shrivel on Pantelleria. Fortification must take place on Pantelleria. The wine must be bottled in Sicily.