Morellino di Scansano DOCG

Morellino di Scansano See Toscana (perimeter) map, ref #3

459119255-Sangiovese

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1978; became a DOCG in 2006
Vineyard Area: 1,198 ha / 2,959 acres (2017)
Production: 87,900 hl / 976,700 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese (locally Morellino) + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 4–5 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 1 year in barrel (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014