Wines & Vines

DOC Piemonte (tipologia spumante)

August 22, 2011

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

The wine regulations concerning Piemonte (sparkling style) impose that it presents the following characteristics when it is released for marketing:


straw yellow


characteristic and fruity


tasty and characteristic

Minimum total alcoholic content by volume: 10,5%

Minimun total acidity: 5‰

Sugar-free extracts: 17 g/litre.

The indications “Pinot Blanc”, “Pinot Gris” or “Pinot Noir” are allowed on the label when the amount of one of these varieties constitutes at least 85% of the blend.