DOC Piemonte Barbera

(d.o.c. D.M. 22/11/1994)

The wine regulations concerning Piemonte Barbera impose that it presents the following characteristics when it is released for marketing:

colour

Fairly intense red

Bouquet

winey and characteristic

Flavour

dry with good body, sometimes rather lively

Minimum total alcohol content by volume: 11%

Minimum total acidity: 4,5‰

Sugar-free extracts: 21 g/litre.