Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato DOCG

Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato See Piemonte (Asti area) map, ref #11
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1987; became a DOCG in 2010
Vineyard Area: 102 ha / 252 acres (2014)
Production: 5,100 hl / 56,700 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Ruchè
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Ruchè; maximum 10% Barbera and/or Brachetto

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 120 m (400 ft); maximum 400 m (1,310 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: No minimum specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/09/2014