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Sant'Antimo

DOC area for reds, rosé wines and white wines in the south of the Italian region Tuscany, It is after the built in Romanesque monastery Abbey in the same to Montalcino named belonging to the municipality. The small zone includes only the municipality of Sant'Antimo.

The varietal wines must consist of at least 85% of the respective variety, the remaining 15% may be other approved varieties. The three red wines are Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ). The three white wines are Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ) and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ). The wine types Rosso (also called Novello ) and Bianco are produced using any of the red and white varieties permitted in Tuscany.

The White Vin Santo will be out Trebbiano Toscano and / or Malvasia Bianca logo CNRS logo INIST Malvasia Bianca Lunga (about 70%), and other approved varieties (up to 30%). The rosé Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice (also known as Riserva ) will be out Sangiovese (30-50%), Malvasia Nera Malvasia Nera di Brindisi (30-50%), and other authorized varieties (up to 30%).

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