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Elba Aleatico Passito / Aleatico Passito dell’Elba DOCG

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1967; became a DOCG in 2011

Vineyard Area: 16 ha / 40 acres (2019)

Production: 200 hl / 2,220 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (RdSw): 100% Aleatico

Significant Production Rules

  • After harvest, grapes must be air-dried for at least 10 days to achieve a minimum sugar content of 300 g/l (30%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% (19.0% potential)
  • Aging: Minimum approx. 4–5 months (ERD = March 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

03/07/2014

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