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Montecucco

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the area Maremma in the Italian region Tuscany, It extends over around 350 hectares of vineyards. The zone includes the municipalities of Arcidosso, Campagnatico, Castel del Piano, Cinigiano, Civitella Paganico, Roccalbegna and Seggiano in the province of Grosseto. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name on the bottle label.

The Rosso (also called Riserva ) is made Sangiovese (60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%). The rosato is out Sangiovese and or Ciliegiolo, as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%). The Bianco is out Trebbiano Toscano and or Vermentino (40%) and other approved varieties (max. 60%). The pure Vermentino has to. Contain 85% of the variety, up to max. 15% other approved ones are possible.

The White Vin Santo is made from the varieties Malvasia Bianca Malvasia Bianca Lunga and or Grechetto Bianco Grechetto di Orvieto and / or Trebbiano Toscano (for. 70%) blended. The pink Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice is made from Sangiovese (70%).

The wine type Montecucco Sangiovese (also as Riserva) received DOCG status in 2011.

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