Valli Ossolane DOC

Valli Ossolane See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #18
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2009
Vineyard Area: 7 ha / 17 acres (2014)
Production: 200 hl / 2,260 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Croatina, Merlot, Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 60% Chardonnay + OANWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 60% Croatina, Merlot, and/or Nebbiolo + OANRG
  • Nebbiolo (Rd): Minimum 85% Nebbiolo + OANRG
  • Superiore (Nebbiolo)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 160 m (525 ft); maximum 1,000 m (3,280 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco, Rosso, and Nebbiolo; 11.5% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 13 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = December 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/21/2013