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Val d'Arbia

DOC range for white wine and rosé wine in the Italian region Tuscany, The eponymous river Arbia achieved historical fame in 1260, when the hostile city-states of Siena and Florence fought at Monte Aperti, that according to a report by the poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), "the waters turned red with blood" . The area includes the municipalities of Asciano, Buonconvento, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Gaiole in Chianti, Monteriggioni, Monteroni d'Arbia, Murlo, Radda in Chianti and Sovicille in the province of Siena.

The Bianco is going out Trebbiano Toscano and or Malvasia Bianca Lunga (30-50%) and other authorized varieties. The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective varieties. These are Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ), Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ), Trebbiano and Vermentino, The Rosato must be at least 50% Sangiovese consist. Of the Vin Santo (also as Riserva ) contains at least 50% Trebbiano Toscano and / or Malvasia Bianca Lunga. It is matured in the flavors secco, abboccato, amabile and dolce. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the layer name.

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