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Barbera del Monferrato DOC

Region: Piemonte

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1970; Barbera del Monferrato Superiore was established as a separate DOCG in 2008

Vineyard Area: 689 ha / 1,702 acres (2018)

Production: 32,000 hl / 355,600 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Barbera; maximum 15% Dolcetto, Freisa, and/or Grignolino

Significant Production Rules

  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 650 m (2,130 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% if a vineyard is named
  • Aging: No minimum specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:

07/12/2013

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