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Bianco di Pitigliano DOC

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1966

Vineyard Area: 134 ha / 331 acres (2018)

Production: 10,900 hl / 121,100 cases (2018)

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 40% Trebbiano Toscano; maximum 60% Ansonica, Chardonnay, Grechetto, Greco, Malvasia Bianca Lunga, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdello, Viognier, and/or Welschriesling (aka Riesling Italico); maximum 15% OAWG
  • Superiore (Bianco)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Same as Bianco
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo (Wh, WhSw): Same as Bianco

Significant Production Rules

  • After harvest, grapes for Vin Santo must be air-dried to achieve a minimum sugar level of 260 g/l (26.0%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco; 11.5% for Spumante; 12.0% for Superiore; 12.0% for Vin Santo (16.0% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from natural (zero dosage) to dry
  • Aging: For Vin Santo, minimum approx. 2 years, including 18 months in barrel (ERD = March 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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