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THE WINES

 

Cortona Chardonnay

Variety
Chardonnay: minimum 85%, grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries and non-aromatic, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 15%.

Characteristics
Colour: straw yellow; smell: fruity scent with a slightly aromatic background; taste: dry and harmonic, elegant; alcohol content: 11,00% vol; minimum total acidity: 5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 15,0 g/l.

 

Cortona Grechetto

Variety
Grechetto: minimum 85%, grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries and non-aromatic, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 15%.

Characteristics
Colour: straw yellow; smell: fresh, delicate, characteristic, slightly aromatic; taste: dry and harmonic; alcohol content: 11,00% vol; minimum total acidity: 5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 15,0 g/l.

 

Cortona Sauvignon

Variety
Sauvignon: minimum 85%, grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries and non-aromatic, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 15%.

Characteristics
Colour: straw yellow; smell: intense, elegant, characteristic, with an aromatic background; taste: dry and harmonic, elegant; alcohol content: 11,00% vol; minimum total acidity: 5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 15,0 g/l.


VINI ROSSI

 

Cortona Rosso

 

Varietà
Syrah dal 50% al 60%, Merlot dal 10% al 20%, possono inoltre concorrere alla produzione di detto vino le uve provenienti da altri vitigni, a bacca di colore analogo, non aromatiche, idonei alla coltivazione nell’ambito della regione Toscana, fino ad un massimo del 30%.

Caratteristiche
colore: da rosso rubino a granato con l’invecchiamento;
odore: caratteristico, elegante;
sapore: secco e armonico;
titolo alcolometrico volumico totale minimo: 12,50% vol;
acidità totale minima: 4,5 g/l;
estratto non riduttore minimo: 25 g/l.

 

Cortona Cabernet Sauvignon e Riserva

 

Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon: minimum 85%, grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries and non-aromatic, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 15%.

Characteristics
Colour: between ruby red and garnet; smell: intense, characteristic, spicy; taste: full bodied and harmonic, dry; alcohol content: 12,00% vol; minimum total acidity: 4,5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 20,0 g/l.

 

Cortona Merlot e Riserva

 

Variety
Merlot: minimum 85%, grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries and non-aromatic, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 15%.

Characteristics
Colour: lively garnet, at times with purple reflections, tending to become brick red with ageing; smell: scent of small fruits, with eventual hint of grass; taste: dry, harmonic and full bodied; alcohol content: 12,00% vol; minimum total acidity: 4,5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 20,0 g/l.

 

Cortona Sangiovese e Riserva

 

Variety
Sangiovese: minimum 85%, grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries and non-aromatic, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 15%.


Characteristics
Colour: from ruby red with a tendency to become red-orange with ageing; smell: smooth, intense and elegant; taste: dry and harmonic; alcohol content: 12,00% vol; minimum total acidity: 4,5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 20,0 g/l.

 

Cortona Syrah e Riserva

 

Variety
Syrah: minimum 85%, grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries and non-aromatic, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 15%.

Characteristics
Colour: from ruby red to garnet; smell: characteristic, elegant; taste: dry and harmonic; alcohol content: 12,00% vol; minimum total acidity: 4,5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 20,0 g/l.

 

VINI DOLCI

 

Cortona Vin Santo

 

Variety
Tuscan Trebbiano, Grechetto and Malvasia Bianca Lunga: jointly or alone, minimum 80%; grapes from other vines, having white berries, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 20%.

Characteristics
Colour: from golden to intense amber; smell: intense ethereal characteristic of mature fruit; taste: full, smooth with intense roundness; alcohol content: 17,00% of which a minimum of 14,5% carried out and a minimum of 2,5% to be carried out; minimum total acidity: 4,5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 24,0 g/l.

 

Cortona Vin Santo Riserva


Variety
Tuscan Trebbiano, Grechetto and Malvasia Bianca Lunga: jointly or alone, minimum 80%; grapes from other vines, having white berries, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 20%.

Characteristics
Colour: from golden to intense amber; smell: intense ethereal characteristic of mature fruit; taste: full, smooth with intense roundness; alcohol content: 17,00% of which a minimum of 14,5% carried out and a minimum of 2,5% to be carried out; minimum total acidity: 4,5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 24,0 g/l.

 

Cortona Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice


Variety
Sangiovese, Malvasia Nera: jointly or alone, minimum 80%; grapes from other vines, having similar coloured berries, may be combined for the production of the said wine, recommended and/or authorised by the Province of Arezzo, up to a maximum of 20%.

Characteristics
Colour: between amber and topaz with a reddish shade that becomes brown with ageing; smell: intense, rich, complex, of mature fruit and other shades; taste: distinguished, persistent with a sweet aftertaste; alcohol content: 18,00% of which a minimum of 15% carried out and a minimum of 4,5% to be carried out; minimum total acidity: 4,5 g/l; minimum net dry extract: 25,0 g/l.


Companies

Cortona

Wine People in Cortona

La Strada

Maec

Banca Popolare di Cortona

FISAR