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Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1966; became a DOCG in 1993

Vineyard Area: 522 ha / 1,289 acres (2019)

Production: 38,600 hl / 429,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Vernaccia di San Gimignano + OANWG (maximum 10% Riesling and/or Sauvignon Blanc)
  • Riserva (Bianco)

Significant Production Rules

  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 500 m (1,640 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Bianco; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 4 g/l (0.4%)
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 11 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = December 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

03/07/2014

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