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Val d’Arbia DOC

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1985

Vineyard Area: 62 ha / 153 acres (2018)

Production: 1,330 hl / 14,800 cases (2017)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 30–50% Malvasia Bianca Lunga and/or Trebbiano Toscano + OANWG
  • Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OANWG
  • Grechetto (Wh): Minimum 85% Grechetto + OANWG
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco + OANWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc + OANWG
  • Trebbiano (Wh): Minimum 85% Trebbiano + OANWG
  • Vermentino (Wh): Minimum 85% Vermentino + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Sangiovese + OANG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 50% Malvasia and/or Trebbiano + OAWG
  • Riserva (Vin Santo)

Significant Production Rules

  • For Vin Santo, grapes must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum sugar level of 266 g/l (26.6%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco and Trebbiano; 11.0% for varietals except Trebbiano and for Rosato; 12.0% for Vin Santo (16.0% potential)
  • Aging: For Vin Santo, minimum approx. 3 years in caratelli (small barrels; ERD = December 1, V+3); for Vin Santo Riserva, minimum approx. 4 years in caratelli (ERD = December 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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