DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region of Piedmont in the province of Novara. The zone covers around 200 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Agrate Conturbia, Barengo, Boca, Bogogno, Borgomanero, Briona, Cavaglietto, Cavaglio d'Agogna, Cavallirio, Cressa, Cureggio, Fara Novarese, Fontaneto d'Agogna, Gattico, Ghemme, Grignasco, Maggiora, Marano Ticino, Mezzomerico, Oleggio, Prato Sesia, Romagnano Sesia, Sizzano, Suno, Vaprio d'Agogna and Veruno.
The Bianco is produced 100% varietally from the Erbaluce variety. Rosso and Rosato (both also as Novello) are produced from the Spanna = Nebbiolo variety (max. 50%), as well as other authorised varieties (max. 50%). The pure red wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety. These are Barbera, Croatina, Nebbiolo, Uva Rara and Vespolina. For all these wines, in the case of grapes from classified vineyards, Vigna followed by the vineyard name can be indicated on the label.
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