DOC area for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region Tuscany
(Etruria is an ancient landscape in central Italy). The zone is identical to the DOCG area Chianti
It includes the six provinces of Arezzo, Firenze, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. It was created to enable the Chianti producers to produce other wines as well.
out Trebbiano Toscano
(to 50%), as well as other approved varieties (max 50%, of which max 15% red varieties) produced. Rosso
(also as Novello
) and Rosato
are out Sangiovese
(to 50%), as well as other approved varieties (maximum 50%, of which a maximum of 25% white varieties) produced. When Rosso on the label additionally the indication "Vermiglio" (bright red) is allowed.
The White Vin Santo
will be out Trebbiano Toscano
and or Malvasia Bianca Lunga
(about 70%), as well as other approved varieties (max 30%). The salmon red Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice
is produced from Sangiovese (to 50%), as well as other approved varieties (max 50%). Of both types of wine there is also a longer matured Riserva