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Nizza DOCG

Region: Piemonte

Synopsis

History: Originally a subzone of Barbera d’Asti DOCG; became a separate DOCG in 2014

Vineyard Area: 244 ha / 603 acres (2020)

Production: 4,650 hl / 51,700 cases (2020)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 100% Barbera
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules

  • Zone of production: 18 communes of the Nizza area—Agliano Terme, Belveglio, Bruno, Calamandrana, Castel Boglione, Castelnuovo Belbo, Castelnuovo Calcea, Castel Rocchero, Cortiglione, Incisa Scapaccino, Moasca, Mombaruzzo, Mombercelli, Nizza Monferrato, Rocchetta Palafea, San Marzano Oliveto, Vaglio Serra, and Vinchio
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.0%; 13.5% if a vigna (vineyard name) appears on the label
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 18 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = July 1, V+2); for riserva, minimum 30 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = July 1, V+3)
Below is a comparison of the rules for Barbera d’Asti DOCG and for Nizza DOCG.

Last Disciplinare Modification:

2021-04-01

Notes:

 

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