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Morellino di Scansano

DOCG area for red wine in the Maremma landscape in the Italian region of Tuscany. It was highly classified in 2006. The zone includes the hills between the Ombrone and Albegna rivers with the municipality of Scansano, and parts of Campagnatico, Grosseto, Magliano in Tuscany, Manciano, Roccalbegna and Semproniano in the province of Grosseto. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna can be indicated followed by the name of the vineyard. The wine is made from Morellino = Sangiovese (zum. 85%), as well as other authorised varieties (max. 15%). The alcohol content must be at least 12.5% vol. After 26 months of aging, at least 12 months in wooden barrels and 13% vol. alcohol, it can be called Riserva.

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