Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG

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469666351-San Gimignano from a distance

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1966; became a DOCG in 1993
Vineyard Area: 725 ha / 1,791 acres (2014)
Production: 39,110 hl / 434,600 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Vernaccia
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Vernaccia di San Gimignano + OANWG (maximum 10% Riesling and/or Sauvignon Blanc)
  • Riserva (Bianco)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 500 m (1,640 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Bianco; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 4 g/l (0.4%)
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 11 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = December 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014