Suvereto DOCG

Suvereto See Toscana (perimeter) map, ref #4
Region:
History: Formerly a subzone of the Val di Cornia DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 78 ha / 192 acres (2017)
Production: 2,770 hl / 30,800 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese
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