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Maremma Toscana

DOC area for red, rosé and white wines in the south of the Italian region Tuscany, It is in the landscape Maremma (look there). The former IGT area was classified in 2011. The zone covers the entire province of Grosseto. If the grapes come from certain communities with classified vineyards, the community can as well Vigna followed by the location name on the bottle label. There are almost 200 defined geographical indications. The municipalities are Arcidosso, Campagnatico, Castel del Piano, Castell'Azzara, Castiglione della Pescaia, Cinigiano, Civitella Paganico, Follonica, Gavorrano, Grosseto, Isola del Giglio, Magliano in Toscana, Manciano, Monterotondo Marittimo, Montieri, Orbetello, Roccalbegna, Roccastrada , Santa Fiora, Scarlino, Seggiano, Semproniano and Sorano.

The varietal wines must have at least 85% of the respective variety and max. 15% others included. The six white wines are Ansonica ( Inzolia ) Chardonnay, Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ) Trebbiano Toscano. Vermentino and Viognier, The eight red wines are Alicante ( Alicante Henri Bouschet ), Cabernet ( Cabernet Franc and or Cabernet Sauvignon ) Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo ( Canaiolo Nero ) Ciliegiolo. Merlot. Sangiovese and Syrah,

The Bianco is made from Trebbiano Toscano and / or Vermentino (40%). The Rosso (also called Novello ) is made from Sangiovese (40%). The rosato is blended from ciliegiolo and / or sangiovese (40%). The Vin Santo (in secco and dolce) becomes Trebbiano Toscano and / or Malvasia Malvasia Bianca Lunga (40%). All approved varieties can be used for all of them up to a maximum of 60%. Of the three types of wine Bianco, Vermentino and Ansonica there is also one Spumante,

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