The production area runs parallel to the beaches
of the Tuscan coast
located in the province of Livorno,
in the town of Castagneto Carducci
"A small area with many soils:
zones and practical advice to maximize the quality deriving from the
environmental and viticultural resources of the Bolgheri appellation"
At the present moment, the producers who are members of the Consortium are 55. The Consortium represents 95% of the overall total registered vineyard surface in the appellation. The data of the official census of the vineyard surface, completed in Janaury 2019, are the following: 1370 hectares planted within the appellation borders. Of this, 1300 hectares belong to consortium members; 1185 hectares are registered to the appellation, while the remaining acreage is registered to the production of IGT (Typical Geographical Indication) wine. Concering the DOC surface, the division among the different red grape varieties is the following: Cabernet Sauvignon 42,34% , Merlot 25,07%, Cabernet Franc 9,41%, Petit Verdot 6,04%, Syrah 6,93%, Sangiovese 1,82%. While the white grapes are: Vermentino 6,70%, Viognier 0,52 % and Sauvignon Blanc 0,33 %.