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Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1966; became a DOCG in 1980

Vineyard Area: 1,448 ha / 3,577 acres (2018)

Production: 70,000 hl / 777,800 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Brunello (Rd): 100% Sangiovese (locally Brunello)
  • Riserva (Brunello)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Brunello, minimum 4 years, including 2 years in barrel and 4 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+5); for Riserva, minimum 5 years, including 2 years in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+6)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/18/2015

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