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Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as part of the Montecucco DOC in 1998; became a separate DOCG in 2011

Vineyard Area: 163 ha / 403 acres (2019)

Production: 1,920 hl / 21,300 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Subzones

  • 7 communes and 18 frazioni are allowed to put their name on the label

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.0% for Rosso; 13.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 17 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = April 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 34 months, including 24 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = September 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

12/12/2017

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