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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 includes 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 municipalities 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 location name.

The Bianco (also called Spumante ) is made 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 the respective variety. The two white wines are Chardonnay and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ). The five red wines are Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Merlot. Sangiovese and Syrah, The Passito is made from Malvasia Bianca Lunga (40-80%), Chardonnay (max. 30%) and other approved varieties (max. 30%). Rosso (also called Riserva ) and Rosato (also as Spumante) consist of Merlot (40-80%), Cabernet Sauvignon (max. 35%), Syrah (max. 35%) and other approved varieties (max. 30%).

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

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