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Val di Cornia Rosso / Rosso della Val di Cornia DOCG

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

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

Vineyard Area: 3 ha / 7 acres (2019)

Production: 40 hl / 440 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 40% Sangiovese; maximum 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and/or Merlot; maximum 20% OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 18 months (ERD = May 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:

03/07/2014

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