Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato DOCG

Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato See Piemonte (Asti area) map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1987; became a DOCG in 2010
Vineyard Area: 110 ha / 272 acres (2018)
Production: 7,270 hl / 80,800 cases (2019)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Ruchè
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Ruchè; maximum 10% Barbera and/or Brachetto
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 120 m (400 ft); maximum 400 m (1,310 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Riserva or if a vigna (vineyard name) appears on the label, minimum 2 years, including 1 year in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/31/2020