Barbera d’Alba DOC

Barbera d'Alba See Piemonte (Langhe area) map, ref #4

494816079-Serralunga d'Alba

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970
Vineyard Area: 1,598 ha / 3,947 acres (2014)
Production: 84,400 hl / 937,400 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera; maximum 15% Nebbiolo
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 650 m (2,130 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 12 months, including 4 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 04/17/2015