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Malvasia di Castelnuovo Don Bosco DOC

Region: Piemonte

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1973

Vineyard Area: 40 ha / 99 acres (2018)

Production: 2,140 hl / 23,780 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Malvasia Nera (di Schierano or Nera Lunga); maximum 15% Freisa
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (RoSpSw): Minimum 85% Malvasia Nera; maximum 15% Freisa

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum vineyard elevation: 150 m (490 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 5.5% for Rosso (7.0% maximum; 10.5% potential, or 11.5% potential if a vineyard is named); 6.0% for Spumante (7.0% maximum; 11.0% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:

02/20/2015

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