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Gattinara DOCG

Region: Piemonte

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1967; became a DOCG in 1990

Vineyard Area: 90 ha / 222 acres (2018)

Production: 4,110 hl / 45,670 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Nebbiolo (locally Spanna); maximum 10% Uva Rara; maximum 4% Vespolina
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules

  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 250 m (820 ft); maximum 550 m (1,800 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 35 months, including 24 months in barrel (ERD = October 1, V+3); for Riserva, minimum 47 months, including 36 months in barrel (ERD = October 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

03/07/2014

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