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Pomino

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Tuscany, 40 kilometers northeast of Florence. The zone includes the municipality of Pomino in the province of Firenze. By Grand Duke Cosimo III. (1642-1723) received this area (next to Chianti and Carmignano ) already in 1716 legal status and a protected Origin designation, It was from the winery Frescobaldi revived, which runs one of its many wineries here and also owns the majority of the vineyards. The zone with the highest located Tuscan vineyards covers the southwest slopes around the Rufina district of Pomino. The vineyards are located up to 700 meters above sea level on the Apennine Consuma Pass. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name on label can be specified.

The Bianco is out Chardonnay and / or Pinot Grigio Pinot gris and / or Pinot Bianco Pinot Blanc (70%), and other approved varieties (max. 30%). The Rosso is out Sangiovese (for 50%), Pinot Nero = Pinot Noir and or Merlot (max. 50%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 25%) blended. Both are also available as Vendemmia tardiva ( late vintage ) and as Riserva, The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, the remaining 15% can be other approved varieties. These are the two white wines Chardonnay and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ), as well as the two red wines Pinot Nero and Merlot.

The White Vin Santo is produced from the varieties Pinot Bianco and / or Pinot Grigio and / or Chardonnay and / or Trebbiano Toscano. The pink Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice is made from the same varieties as the Rosso. The wine types Spumante and Spumante Rosato and Spumante Rosé (both also as Riserva ) are made from Chardonnay and / or Pinot Bianco and / or Pinot Nero (70%). They have to be stored on the yeast for at least 24 months.

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