Colline Novaresi DOC

Colline Novaresi See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #9
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1994
Vineyard Area: 176 ha / 434 acres (2015)
Production: 6,680 hl / 74,200 cases (2016)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Erbaluce
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera, Croatina, Nebbiolo, Uva Rara, Vespolina
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 100% Erbaluce
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Nebbiolo (locally Spanna) + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Nebbiolo + OANRG
  • Barbera (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera + OANG
  • Croatina (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Croatina + OANG
  • Nebbiolo (Rd): Minimum 85% Nebbiolo + OANG
  • Uva Rara (Rd): Minimum 85% Uva Rara (locally Bonarda Novarese) + OANG
  • Vespolina (Rd): Minimum 85% Vespolina + OANG
  • Novello (Rosato, Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 180 m (590 ft); maximum 550 m (1,805 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0%; 11.5% for red varietals if a vineyard is named
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011