Ghemme DOCG

Ghemme See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #2
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1969; became a DOCG in 1997
Vineyard Area: 32 ha / 79 acres (2014)
Production: 800 hl / 8,900 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Nebbiolo (locally Spanna); maximum 15% Uva Rara and/or Vespolina
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 220 m (720 ft); maximum 400 m (1,310 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 34 months, including 18 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = September 1, V+3); for Riserva, minimum 46 months, including 24 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = September 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014