DOC area for red and white wines in the Italian region Piedmont, It covers the entire region with 661 municipalities in the provinces of Allessandria (161), Asti (118), Biella (20), Cuneo (130), Novara (128), Torino (183), Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (17) and Vercelli (7). Since there is none in Piedmont IGT wines under this comprehensive name, wines outside the other DOC regulations can be produced.
The varietal wines must contain at least 85% (Moscato 100%) of the respective variety, up to 15% other approved varieties may be possible. The white wines are Chardonnay. Cortese, Moscato ( Muscat Blanc ), Moscato Passito and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ). The red wines are Alba Rossa. Barbera, Bonarda ( Bonarda Piemontese ), Brachetto ( Brachetto del Piemonte ), Brachetto Passito, Cabernet Sauvignon. Dolcetto. Freisa. Grignolino. Merlot, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Syrah,
The Bianco is used in any way by Chardonnay, Cortese, Favorita ( Vermentino ) and Erbaluce (60%) and other approved varieties (max. 40%) blended. The wine types Rosso and Rosato are used in any way from Barbera, Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, Freisa and Croatina (for. 60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%).
a Novello there are of all red wines. a Frizzante There are the types of wine Bianco, Rosso, Rosato, Chardonnay, Cortese, Barbera, Bonarda and Dolcetto. At the Spumante The varietal must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, for types with two varieties none less than 15%. The types are Piemonte (Chardonnay u / o Pinot Bianco u / o Pinot Grigio u / o Pinot Nero), Brachetto, Chardonnay, Cortese, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Nero, Pinot (B., G., N.), Pinot-Chardonnay and Chardonnay-Pinot.