Sizzano DOC

Sizzano See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #16
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1969
Vineyard Area: 3 ha / 8 acres (2014)
Production: 70 hl / 780 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo, Uva Rara, Vespolina
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 50–70% Nebbiolo (locally Spanna), 30–50% Uva Rara (locally Bonarda Novarese) and/or Vespolina; maximum 10% OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 200 m (660 ft); maximum 350 m (1,150 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0%
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 22 months, including 16 months in barrel (ERD = September 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 34 months, including 24 months in barrel (ERD = September 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013