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Orcia

DOC area for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region Tuscany, It was named after the 70-kilometer-long river that crosses the two provinces of Siena and Grosseto from east to west. The Val d'Orcia was declared by UNESCO in 2004 World Heritage levied. The area includes the municipalities of Castiglione d'Orcia, Pienza, Radicofani, San Giovanni d'Asso, San Quirico d'Orcia and Trequanda, as well as parts of the municipalities of Abbadia San Salvatore, Chianciano Terme, Montalcino, San Casciano dei Bagni, Sarteano and Torrita di Siena in the province of Siena. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the name of the layer on label be specified.

The Bianco is going out Trebbiano Toscano (to 50%), as well as other approved varieties (max 50%) pressed. The wine types Rosso (also called Riserva ) and Rosato are out Sangiovese (to 60%), as well as other approved varieties (max 40%, of which max 10% white). The varietal red wine Sangiovese (also known as Riserva) must contain at least 90% of the variety, up to a maximum of 10% are other permitted. The White Vin Santo is from Trebbiano Toscano and / or Malvasia Bianca Lunga (to 50%), and other approved (max 50%) blended.

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