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Suvereto DOCG

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Formerly a subzone of the Val di Cornia DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2011

Vineyard Area: 50 ha / 124 acres (2018)

Production: 1,720 hl / 19,110 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and/or Merlot + OANRG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OANRG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OANRG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso, varietals)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso and varietals; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso and varietals, minimum approx. 19 months (ERD = June 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum approx. 26 months, including 18 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

07/12/2013

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