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Barbera del Monferrato Superiore DOCG

Region: Piemonte

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1970; became a DOCG in 2008

Vineyard Area: 43 ha / 106 acres (2019)

Production: 1,500 hl / 16,700 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

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

Significant Production Rules

  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 650 m (2,130 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.0%
  • Aging: Minimum 14 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = January 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

03/07/2014

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