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Valdarno di Sopra

DOC area (also Vald d'Arno di Sopra) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Tuscany, The zone, classified since 2011, comprises the municipalities of Bucine, Castel Piandiscò, Castiglion Fibocchi, Cavriglia, Civitella in Val di Chiana, Laterina, Loro Ciuffenna, Montevarchi, Pergine Valdarno, San Giovanni Valdarno and Montevarchi in the province of Arezzo. There are also two subzones. These are Pietraviva (until 2010 DOC area) with the municipalities Bucine, Cavriglia, Civitella in Val di Chiana, Montevarchi, Pergine Valdarno and San Giovanni Valdarno, and Pratomagno with the communities Castelfranco Piandiscò, Castiglion Fibocchi, Laterina, Loro Ciuffenna, Pian di Sco and Terranuova Bracciolini. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the layer name.

The Bianco (also as Spumante ) will be out Chardonnay (40-80%), Malvasia Bianca Lunga (max 30%), Trebbiano Toscano (max 20%), as well as other approved varieties (max 30%) blended. The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of each variety. The two white wines are Chardonnay and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ). The five reds are Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Merlot. Sangiovese and Syrah, Passito is made from Malvasia Bianca Lunga (40-80%), Chardonnay (30% maximum) and other authorized varieties (30% maximum). Rosso (also as Riserva ) and Rosato (also called Spumante) consist of Merlot (40-80%), Cabernet Sauvignon (35% max.), Syrah (35% max.) and other approved varieties (max 30%).

There are separate regulations for the subzones. These are Bianco (Sauvignon 40-80%, Chardonnay 30% maximum, other varieties 30% maximum), Vendemmia Tardiva (Malvasia Bianca Lunga 40%, Chardonnay 30% maximum, and other authorized varieties 30% maximum) , Rosso (Sangiovese 40-80%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30% maximum, Merlot 30% maximum and other authorized varieties 30% maximum), and the varietal wines Chardonnay, Malvasia Bianca Lunga, Canaiolo Nero. Malvasia Nera di Brindisi. Pugnitello and Sangiovese, as well as only in the subzone Pietraviva Ciliegiolo (at 85% each).

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