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● Location: Center, west coast
● 57800 hectares of vineyards
● Number of DOCG wines: 11 / DOC wines: 41
● Most characteristic native grapes:
Trebbiano Toscano (white)
Due to its sunny Mediterranean climate and hills, about 85% of the wine production is red, and 85% of the reds are made with Sangiovese grapes regions that made very traditional wines.
● Fun facts:
"Super Tuscans" is an exclusivity to Tuscany where wines not fitting of the regulations and made in a more "international" concentrated style. They are often made from French grapes such as Cabs or Merlot, but not necessarily. What's for certain is that they carry a higher price!