Vin Santo di Carmignano DOC

Vin Santo di Carmignano See Toscana (historic center) map, ref #8 (same area as Barco Reale)
Region:
History: Established as part of the Barco Reale di Carmignano DOC in 1994; became a separate DOC in 2013
Production: None (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 75% Malvasia Bianca Lunga and/or Trebbiano Toscano; maximum 25% OAWG
  • Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice (RoSw): Minimum 50% Sangiovese + OAG
  • Riserva (Vin Santo, Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 400 m (1,310 ft)
  • For Vin Santo and Occhio di Pernice, grapes must be air-dried to achieve a minimum sugar level of 266 g/l (26.6%) and can be pressed only between December 1, V, and March 31, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.0% (16.0% potential)
  • Aging: For Vin Santo and Occhio di Pernice, minimum 3 years in caratelli (small barrels; (ERD = November 1, V+3); for Riserva, minimum 4 years in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/13/2013