Pinerolese DOC

Pinerolese See Piemonte (northern area) map, ref #15
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1996
Vineyard Area: 30 ha / 75 acres (2017)
Production: 1,000 hl / 11,100 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Avanà, Avarengo, Barbera, Becuet, Bonarda, Chatus, Dolcetto, Doux d’Henry, Freisa, Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Barbera, Bonarda, Chatus, and/or Nebbiolo + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Barbera, Bonarda, Chatus, and/or Nebbiolo + OANRG
  • Barbera (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera + OARG
  • Bonarda (Rd): Minimum 85% Bonarda + OARG
  • Dolcetto (Rd): Minimum 85% Dolcetto + OARG
  • Doux d’Henry (Rd): Minimum 85% Doux d’Henry + OARG
  • Freisa (Rd): Minimum 85% Freisa + OARG
  • Ramie (Rd): Minimum 60% Avanà, Avarengo, Becuet, and/or Chatus; maximum 40% OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Rosato, Rosso, Doux d’Henry, and Ramie; 10.5% for Barbera, Bonarda, Dolcetto, and Freisa
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/13/2014