Candia dei Colli Apuani DOC: It is an appellation from Tuscany producing red, white, rose’ and dessert wines.White Grape is Vermentino. Red Grapes are Barsaglina, Sangiovese, Vermentino Nero. Wine Composition:Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 70% Vermentino + OAWG;Vermentino (Wh): Minimum 85% Vermentino + OAWG; ): 60–80% Sangiovese; maximum 20% Merlot; maximum 20% OARG; Vermentino Nero Rosato (Ro): Minimum 85% Vermentino Nero + OARG; Rosso (Rd): 60–80% Sangiovese; maximum 20% Merlot; maximum 20% OARG; Massaretta (Rd): Minimum 85% Barsaglina + OARG; Vermentino Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Vermentino Nero + OARG; Vendemmia Tardiva (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 70% Vermentino + OAWG; Vin Santo (WhSw): Minimum 70% Vermentino + OAWG. The Minimum alcohol level is 11.5% for Bianco, Rosato, Rosso, and varietals; 14.0% for Vin Santo (16.5% potential); 14.5% for Vendemmia Tardiva
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