Valdichiana Toscana

Valdichiana Toscana

43° 18' 0" N


11° 46' 0" E




about this subregion

Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Tuscany lies the Valdichiana Toscana DOC, a testament to Italy's undying love affair with viticulture. This designated wine region is more than just vines and grapes; it's an emblematic tapestry woven with centuries of history, culture, and tradition.

The environment of Valdichiana Toscana is quintessentially Tuscan: rolling hills, cypress-lined avenues, and a climate that oscillates between the warmth of the Mediterranean sun and the refreshing breezes. These climatic conditions, combined with the fertile soils, provide an ideal terroir for grape cultivation, allowing vintners to produce wines of distinct character and flavor. Some of the most interesting locations with breathtaking views that you cannot miss are the Canale Maestro della Chiana, the Chiana Valley and the comune of San Casciano dei Bagni.

The region's rich palette of grape varieties showcases its versatility and depth. For red wines, the most planted grapes include the fruity and fragrant Sangiovese, the robust Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, the velvety Merlot, and the spicy Syrah. Each red varietal offers a unique expression of the region, whether it's the elegance of a well-aged Sangiovese or the depth and complexity of a Syrah.

On the white spectrum, Chardonnay leads with its buttery notes, followed by the crisp Pinot Grigio and the aromatic Pinot Bianco. Indigenous varieties like Grechetto, Malvasia, and Trebbiano also thrive, contributing to the region's diverse range of white wines, from refreshing aperitifs to more structured bottles.

Together, these grapes tell a story – one of passion, dedication, and the timeless allure of Tuscany's terroir.


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Vineyard Hectares



2000 - 2300


Discover Terroir

The DOC Valdichiana Toscana, located in Tuscany, covers a mountainous strip of municipalities in Arezzo, Castiglion Fiorentino, Civitella in Val di Chiana, Cortona, Foiano, Lucignano, Marciano and Monte San Savino, located in the province of Arezzo and Chiusi, Montepulciano, Sinalunga and Torrita, located in the province of Siena.

Valdichiana Toscana has a Mediterranean climate with an average temperature of 20-25°C and an average annual rainfall of 690 mm.

The soil is mainly made up of Pliocene marine deposits, while the slopes that descend towards Chiana are dominated by continental deposits.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Grechetto, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano

The Valdichiana Toscana DOC region, a testament to Tuscan viticultural excellence, offers an array of remarkable wines—Bianco, Rosato, Rosso, Spumante, and Vin Santo—each a reflection of the land's rich heritage and winemaking ingenuity.

Bianco, a harmonious blend, weaves Trebbiano Toscano with the elegance of Chardonnay, Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, and Pinot Grigio. Hints of other authorized white grapes enhance the wine's depth, resulting in a balanced composition that captures the region's essence.

Rosato embodies the region's vibrancy, with Sangiovese taking center stage, complemented by Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah. A touch of other authorized red grapes adds finesse, creating a captivating and refreshing rosé wine.

Rosso mirrors the heart of Valdichiana Toscana, with Sangiovese commanding a leading role. Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah contribute to its robust character, while other authorized red grapes add layers of complexity to the wine's personality.

Spumante, a sparkling gem, combines Trebbiano with the allure of Chardonnay, Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, and Pinot Grigio. Subtle notes of other authorized white grapes dance on the palate, making it a delightful choice for celebrations.

Vin Santo, a sweet masterpiece, weaves the richness of Malvasia and Trebbiano Toscano. The potential for other authorized white grapes adds a touch of variety, crafting a dessert wine that embodies the region's dedication to crafting exceptional flavors.

Minimum alcohol levels—10.0% for Bianco, 10.5% for Rosato, 11.0% for Rosso and Spumante, and 15.0% (potential) for Vin Santo—ensure the wines carry the region's character, reflecting its sun-soaked landscapes and meticulous winemaking traditions.

The Valdichiana Toscana DOC wines encapsulate the region's commitment to quality and innovation. With each sip, enthusiasts embark on a sensory journey through the harmonious blend of grape varieties and the unique terroir, ultimately experiencing the artistry that defines this remarkable Tuscan wine region.