Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Brunelllo di Montalcino See Toscana (historic center) map, ref #1
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1966; became a DOCG in 1980
Vineyard Area: 1,915 ha / 4,730 acres (2014)
Production: 63,000 hl / 700,000 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Brunello (Rd): 100% Sangiovese (locally Brunello)
  • Riserva (Brunello)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Brunello, minimum 4 years, including 2 years in barrel and 4 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+5); for Riserva, minimum 5 years, including 2 years in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+6)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/18/2015