Dolcetto d’Alba DOC

Dolcetto d’Alba See Piemonte (Langhe area) map, ref #10

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Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1974
Vineyard Area: 1,315 ha / 3,248 acres (2015)
Production: 47,300 hl / 525,000 cases (2016)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Dolcetto
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 100% Dolcetto
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 650 m (2,130 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% for Rosso with vineyard designation; 12.5% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 04/17/2015