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Moscadello di Montalcino DOC

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1984

Vineyard Area: 10 ha / 25 acres (2019)

Production: 210 hl / 2,300 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vendemmia Tardiva (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 4.5% for Bianco tranquillo (10.5% potential); 7.0% for Bianco frizzante (10.5% potential); 11.5% for Passito (15.0% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Minimum 2.6% potential alcohol (approx. 46 g/l or 4.6% residual sugar) for Bianco; minimum 3.5% potential alcohol (approx. 60 g/l or 6.0% residual sugar) for Vendemmia Tardiva
  • Aging: For Vendemmia Tardiva, minimum 1 year (ERD = January 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

10/30/2020

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