Barbera d’Alba DOC

Barbera d’Alba See Piemonte (Langhe area) map, ref #9

494816079-Serralunga d'Alba

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970
Vineyard Area: 1,238 ha / 3,058 acres (2017)
Production: 86,420 hl / 960,200 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera; maximum 15% Nebbiolo
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 650 m (2,130 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 12 months, including 4 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 04/17/2015