DOC area for red wine in the Italian region Piedmont
, It covers 1,500 hectares of vineyards on both sides of the Orba Valley in the province of Alessandria with the municipalities of Belforte Monferrato, Bosio, Capriata d'Orba, Carpeneto, Casaleggio Boiro, Cassinelle, Castelletto d'Orba, Cremolino, Lerma, Molare, Montaldeo, Montaldo Bormida, Morsasco, Mornese, Ovada, Parodi Ligure, Prasco, Roccagrimalda, San Cristoforo, Silvano d 'Orba, Tagliolo Monferrato and Trisobbio.
The wine is sorted from the variety Dolcetto
(also Uva di Ovada) pressed. Up to a maximum of 3% of other permitted, non-organic varieties may be used. Of the Dolcetto di Ovada Superiore
with different types of wine was classed as DOCG in 2008.