Cortese dell’Alto Monferrato DOC

Cortese dell’Alto Monferrato See Piemonte (Monferrato area) map, ref #6
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1979
Vineyard Area: 216 ha / 534 acres (2015)
Production: 8,920 hl / 99,100 cases (2016)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Cortese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Cortese + OANWG
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Cortese + OANWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0%
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from natural (zero dosage) to brut
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013