PIEMONTE

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GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: Northwest, landlocked

 

40% white

60% red

 

 

● 48.100 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 19 / DOC wines: 42

 

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Nebbiolo (red)

Barbera (red)

Dolcetto (red)

Arneis (white)

 

● Uniqueness: 

Piemonte has many great wine regions, one needs only say Barolo & Barbaresco... and both reds and whites are made. A lot of the wines in Piemonte are single varietal wines.

 

● Fun facts:

Nebbiolo is Piemonte's noblest grape, and as a favoured child has many nicknames depending on location as for example Chiavennasca or Spanna.

 

Terre Alfieri

19 DOCG:

 

● Alta Langa (Chadonnay, Pinot Nero)

● Asti / Moscato d'Asti (Moscato Bianco)

● Barbaresco (Nebbiolo)

● Barbera d'Asti (Barbera)

● Barbera del Monferrato Superiore (Barbera)

● Barolo (Nebbiolo)

● Brachetto d'Acqui (Brachetto)

● Canelli (Moscato Bianco)

● Dogliani (Dolcetto)

● Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba (Dolcetto)

● Dolcetto di Ovada Superiore (Dolcetto)

● Erbaluce di Caluso (Erbaluce)

● Gattinara (Nebbiolo)

● Gavi (Cortese)

● Ghemme (Nebbiolo)

● Nizza (Barbera)

● Roero Arneis / Roero (Arneis, Nebbiolo)

● Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato (Ruchè)

● Terre Alfieri (Nebbiolo)

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