Elba Aleatico Passito / Aleatico Passito dell’Elba DOCG

Elba Aleatico Passito See Toscana (perimeter) map, ref #1
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1967; became a DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 13 ha / 33 acres (2015)
Production: 263 hl / 2,920 cases (2016)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aleatico
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