Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG

Montecucco Sangiovese See Toscana (perimeter) map, ref #26
Region:
History: Established as part of the Montecucco DOC in 1998; became a separate DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 238 ha / 588 acres (2014)
Production: 1,440 hl / 16,000 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
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  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Subzones:

  • 7 communes and 18 frazioni are allowed to put their name on the label

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.0% for Rosso; 13.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 17 months, including 12 months in barrel and 4 months in bottle (ERD = April 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 34 months, including 24 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = September 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014