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Vin Santo del Chianti

Toscana

Vin Santo del Chianti is made in the same territory as Chianti in the provinces of Arezzo, Firenze, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. This wine was declared a DOC 28 September 1997 following the declaration of the Vin Santo del Chianti Classico. One version of the wine is made with at least 70% Trebbiano Toscano and in a variety of styles: secco, abboccato, amabile and dolce. An alcohol content of 15.5% is required, or 16% to bear the names of one of the subzones: Colli Aretini, Colli Fiorentini, Colli Senesi, Colline Pisane, Montalbano, Montespertoli and Rùfina. The other version of the wine is made with at least 50% Sangiovese and in a variety of styles: occhio di pernice, amabile and dolce. An alcohol content of 16.5% is required, or 17% to bear the names of one of the subzones.

Subappellations:

Vin Santo del Chianti Classico
Vin Santo del Chianti Colli Aretini
Vin Santo del Chianti Colli Fiorentini
Vin Santo del Chianti Colli Senesi
Vin Santo del Chianti Colline Pisane
Vin Santo del Chianti Montalbano
Vin Santo del Chianti Montespertoli
Vin Santo del Chianti Rùfina


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