Volpettona

C$39.00Price
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    Region: Piemonte

     


    History: Established as a DOC in 1970; became a DOCG in 2008;                    subzone Nizza became a separate DOCG in 2014

     

    Vineyard Area: 3,956 ha / 9,771 acres (2013, C)

     

    Production: 159,600 hl (total 2013/14); avg. 1,819,000 cases bottled annually

     

    Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera

     

    Styles and Wine Composition:  RED WINES

    • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Barbera + OANRG
    • Superiore (Rosso)

     

    Note: The Nizza subzone was approved as a separate DOCG as of            the 2014 harvest (read more). However, Barbera d’Asti                     Superiore wines from the Nizza subzone will still be                         available on the market for a few years.