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Orcia

DOC area for white, red and rose wines in the Italian region Tuscany, It was named after the 70-kilometer river of the same name that crosses the two provinces of Siena and Grosseto from east to west. The Val d'Orcia was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004 World Heritage levied. The zone 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 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 location name on label can be specified.

Orcia - Vineyards in the Val d’Orcia

The Bianco is out Trebbiano Toscano (50%) and other approved varieties (max. 50%). The wine types Rosso (also as Riserva ) and Rosato are out Sangiovese (60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%). The single-variety red wine Sangiovese (also as Riserva) must contain at least 90% of the variety, up to a maximum of 10% other approved ones are possible. The White Vin Santo is made from Trebbiano Toscano and / or Malvasia Bianca Lunga (for. 50%), as well as other approved (max. 50%) blended.

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