Terre Alfieri DOCG

Terre Alfieri See Piemonte (Asti area) map, ref #14
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2009; upgraded to DOCG in 2020
Vineyard Area: 40 ha / 99 acres (2018)
Production: 1,750 hl / 19,440 cases (2018)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Arneis
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Arneis (Wh): Minimum 85% Arneis + OANWG
  • Superiore (Arneis)
RED WINES
  • Nebbiolo (Rd): Minimum 85% Nebbiolo + OANRG
  • Superiore (Nebbiolo)
  • Riserva (Nebbiolo)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 130 m (425 ft); maximum 350 m (1,150 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Arneis; 12.5% for Arneis Superiore; 13.0% for Nebbiolo; 13.5% for Nebbiolo Superiore or Riserva
  • Aging: For standard Nebbiolo, minimum 4 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Arneis Superiore, minimum 6 months (ERD = May 1, V+1); for Nebbiolo Superiore, minimum 1 year, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Nebbiolo Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 10/09/2020