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Orcia DOC

Description to Orcia DOC

DOC area for white wines, red wines and rosé wines in the Italian region of Tuscany It was named after the 70 kilometre long river of the same name, which crosses the two provinces of Siena and Grosseto from east to west. The Val d'Orcia was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2004. The zone includes the municipalities of Castiglione d'Orcia, Pienza, Radicofani, San Giovanni d'Asso, San Quirico d'Orcia and Trequanda, as well as parts of the municipalities of Abbadia San Salvatore, Chianciano Terme, Montalcino, San Casciano dei Bagni, Sarteano and Torrita di Siena in the province of Siena. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna followed by the name of the vineyard can be indicated on the label.

Orcia - Weinberge im Val d’Orcia

The Bianco is made from Trebbiano Toscano (50%) and other authorised varieties (max. 50%). The wine types Rosso (also as Riserva) and Rosato are produced from Sangiovese (zum. 60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%). The pure red wine Sangiovese (also as Riserva) must contain at least 90% of the variety, up to a maximum of 10% other approved varieties are possible. The white Vin Santo is blended from Trebbiano Toscano and/or Malvasia Bianca Lunga (for the 50%), as well as other permitted (max. 50%).

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