Alba DOC

Alba See Piemonte (Langhe area) map, ref #14

186497374-Langhe hills and vineyards

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2010
Vineyard Area: 2 ha / 5 acres (2014)
Production: 100 hl / 1,100 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 70–85% Nebbiolo; 15–30% Barbera; maximum 5% OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 580 m (1,900 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 17 months, including 9 months in barrel (ERD = May 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 23 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013