Rosso di Montepulciano DOC

Rosso di Montepulciano See Toscana (historic center) map, ref #14
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1988
Vineyard Area: 400 ha / 990 acres (2018)
Production: 18,790 hl / 209,000 cases (2016)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
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  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 70% Sangiovese (locally Prugnolo Gentile) + OAG (maximum 5% OAWG)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 250 m (820 ft); maximum 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5%
  • Aging: Minimum approx. 4 months (ERD = March 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011