Val di Cornia Rosso / Rosso della Val di Cornia DOCG

Val di Cornia See Toscana (perimeter) map, ref #29
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Val di Cornia DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 6 ha / 14 acres (2014)
Production: 165 hl / 1,830 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 40% Sangiovese; maximum 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and/or Merlot; maximum 20% OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 18 months (ERD = May 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum approx. 26 months, including 18 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014