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Valdichiana Toscana

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region of Tuscany. The zone includes the municipalities of Arezzo, Castiglion Fiorentino, Civitella in Val di Chiana, Cortona, Foiano della Chiana, Lucignano, Marciano della Chiana and Monte San Savino in the province of Arezzo, and the municipalities of Chiusi, Montepulciano, Sinalunga and Torrita di Siena in the province of Siena

The Bianco or Bianco Vergine (also known as Frizzante and Spumante) are blended from the varieties Trebbiano Toscano (zum. 20%), in any mixture of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco = Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio = Pinot Gris and Grechetto = Grechetto di Orvieto (max. 80%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 15%). The Rosso and Rosato types of wine are made from Sangiovese (50%), in any blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah (max. 50%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 15%)

The pure variety wines must contain at least 85% of the variety in question. These are the white wines Chardonnay and Grechetto, and the red wine Sangiovese. The white Vin Santo (also as Riserva) is produced in any mixture of Trebbiano Toscano, Malvasia Bianca di Candia, Malvasia Bianca Lunga and Malvasia Istriana = Malvazija Istarska (to the 50%).

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