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IGP Costa Toscana

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established in 2010

Vineyard Area: 346 ha / 855 acres (2018)

Production: 6,020 hl / 66,890 cases (2018)

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Toscana
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed grape varieties + OAG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Toscana
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed grape varieties + OAG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Toscana
  • Varietals (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% any one of the allowed red grape varieties + OAG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vendemmia Tardiva Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Toscana
  • Vendemmia Tardiva Rosso (RdSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Toscana
  • Bianco Passito (WhSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Toscana
  • Rosso Passito (RdSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Toscana

Significant Production Rules

  • Zone of production: Designated communes in the coastal provinces of Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa Carrara, and Pisa
  • For Vendemmia Tardiva, grapes cannot be harvested until October 15
  • For red wines, enrichment by the Governo method (refermentation of wine with dried grapes) is allowed until November 30
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Passito (16.0% potential); 11.0% for Rosato and Novello; 11.5% for Bianco; 12.0% for Rosso; 12.0% for Vendemmia Tardiva (15.0% potential)
  • Aging: For Bianco and Rosato, minimum approx. 3–4 months (ERD = January 1, V+1); for Rosso, minimum approx. 3 months (ERD = February 1, V+1); for Vendemmia Tardiva and Passito, minimum approx. 2–4 months (ERD = March 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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