Malvasia di Castelnuovo Don Bosco DOC

Malvasia di Castelnuovo Don Bosco See Piemonte (Asti area) map, ref #10
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1973
Vineyard Area: 37 ha / 91 acres (2014)
Production: 3,290 hl / 36,600 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Malvasia Nera
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Malvasia Nera (di Schierano or Nera Lunga); maximum 15% Freisa
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (RoSpSw): Minimum 85% Malvasia Nera; maximum 15% Freisa

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum vineyard elevation: 150 m (490 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 5.5% for Rosso (7.0% maximum; 10.5% potential, or 11.5% potential if a vineyard is named); 6.0% for Spumante (7.0% maximum; 11.0% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 02/20/2015