Dolcetto di Ovada Superiore / Ovada DOCG

Dolcetto di Ovada Superiore See Piemonte (Langhe area) map, ref #6
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Dolcetto di Ovada DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2008
Vineyard Area: 35 ha / 86 acres (2017)
Production: 800 hl / 8,900 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Dolcetto
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Superiore (Rd): 100% Dolcetto
  • Riserva (Rosso Superiore)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%; 13.0% if a vineyard is named
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 12 months (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Superiore with a named vineyard, minimum 20 months (ERD = July 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 24 months (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014