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). As there are no in Piedmont IGT wines can be produced under this comprehensive term wines outside the other DOC provisions.
The varietal wines must contain at least 85% (Moscato 100%) of each variety, up to 15% other permitted varieties may be possible. The white wines are Chardonnay. Cortese, Moscato ( Muscat Blanc ), Moscato Passito and Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ). The reds 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 in any use of Chardonnay, Cortese, Favorita ( Vermentino ) and Erbaluce (about 60%), as well as other approved varieties (max 40%) blended. The wine types Rosso and Rosato are used in any way by Barbera, Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, Freisa and Croatina (to 60%), as well as other approved varieties (maximum 40%) produced.
a Novello There are of all red wines. a Frizzante It comes from the types of wine Bianco, Rosso, Rosato, Chardonnay, Cortese, Barbera, Bonarda and Dolcetto. At the Spumante the varietals must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, in the case of the two-variety types no less than 15%. The types are Piemonte (Chardonnay and / or Pinot Bianco and / or Pinot Grigio and / or Pinot Nero), Brachetto, Chardonnay, Cortese, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Nero, Pinot (B., G., N.), Pinot-Chardonnay and Chardonnay-Pinot.