Gattinara DOCG

Gattinara See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #1
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1967; became a DOCG in 1990
Vineyard Area: 65 ha / 159 acres (2014)
Production: 4,060 hl / 45,100 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Nebbiolo (locally Spanna); maximum 10% Uva Rara; maximum 4% Vespolina
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 250 m (820 ft); maximum 550 m (1,800 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 35 months, including 24 months in barrel (ERD = October 1, V+3); for Riserva, minimum 47 months, including 36 months in barrel (ERD = October 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014