Coste della Sesia DOC

Coste della Sesia See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #10
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1996
Vineyard Area: 28 ha / 69 acres (2014)
Production: 1,630 hl / 18,100 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Erbaluce
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Croatina, Nebbiolo, Vespolina
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 100% Erbaluce
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Nebbiolo (locally Spanna) + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Nebbiolo + OANRG
  • Croatina (Rd): Minimum 85% Croatina + OANG
  • Nebbiolo or Spanna (Rd): Minimum 85% Nebbiolo + OANG
  • Vespolina (Rd): Minimum 85% Vespolina + OANG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 200 m (660 ft); maximum 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco, Rosato, Rosso, Croatina, and Vespolina; 11.5% for Croatina and Vespolina with vineyard designation and for Nebbiolo; 12.0% for Nebbiolo with vineyard designation
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011