Morellino di Scansano DOCG

Morellino di Scansano See Toscana (perimeter) map, ref #15

459119255-Sangiovese

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1978; became a DOCG in 2006
Vineyard Area: 1,305 ha / 3,223 acres (2014)
Production: 69,400 hl / 771,600 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese (locally Morellino) + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 4–5 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 1 year in barrel (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014