Lessona DOC

Lessona See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #14
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1976
Vineyard Area: 14 ha / 35 acres (2014)
Production: 235 hl / 2,600 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 200 m (660 ft); maximum 500 m (1,640 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0%
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 22 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = September 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 46 months, including 30 months in barrel (ERD = September 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011