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Colli dell 'Etruria Centrale DOC

Description to Colli dell 'Etruria Centrale DOC

DOC area for white wines, red wines and rosé wines in the Italian region of Tuscany (Etruria is an ancient landscape in central Italy) The zone is identical to the Chianti DOCG area and includes the six provinces of Arezzo, Firenze, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. It was created to allow Chianti producers to produce other wines as well

The Bianco is produced from Trebbiano Toscano (to the 50%), as well as other authorised varieties (max. 50%, of which max. 15% red varieties). Rosso (also known as Novello) and Rosato are produced from Sangiovese (50%) and other authorised varieties (max. 50%, of which max. 25% are white varieties). In the case of Rosso, the indication "Vermiglio" (bright red) is also permitted on the label

The white Vin Santo is made from Trebbiano Toscano and/or Malvasia Bianca Lunga (70 %) and other authorised varieties (max. 30 %). The salmon-red Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice is produced from Sangiovese (50%) and other authorised varieties (max. 50%). Of both types of wine there is also a longer matured Riserva.

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