Barbaresco DOCG

Barbaresco See Piemonte (Langhe area) map, ref #1; the official map of the DOCG and its MeGAs can be downloaded here
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1966; became a DOCG in 1980
Vineyard Area: 728 ha / 1,798 acres (2014)
Production: 30,100 hl / 334,600 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 100% Nebbiolo
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Subzones:

  • 66 menzioni geografiche aggiuntive (“additional geographical definitions” or MeGAs)—see list below

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 550 m (1,800 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 26 months, including 9 months in barrel (ERD = January 1, V+3); for Riserva, minimum 50 months, including 9 months in barrel (ERD = January 1, V+5)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 04/17/2015

List of menzioni geografiche aggiuntive (MeGAs): Albesani, Asili, Ausario, Balluri, Basarin, Bernadot, Bordini, Bric Micca, Bricco di Neive, Bricco di Treiso, Ca’ Grossa, Canova, Cars, Casot, Castellizzano, Cavanna, Cole, Cottà, Currà, Faset, Fausoni, Ferrere, Gaia-Principe, Gallina, Garassino, Giacone, Giacosa, Manzola, Marcarini, Marcorino, Martinenga, Meruzzano, Montaribaldi, Montefico, Montersino, Montestefano, Muncagota, Nervo, Ovello, Pajè, Pajorè, Pora, Rabajà, Rabajà-Bas, Rio Sordo, Rivetti, Rizzi, Roccalini, Rocche Massalupo, Rombone, Roncaglie, Roncagliette, Ronchi, San Cristoforo, San Giuliano, San Stunet, Secondine, Serraboella, Serracapelli, Serragrilli, Starderi, Tre Stelle, Trifolera, Valeirano, Vallegrande, Vicenziana