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DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont. The vineyards cover about 700 hectares of vines. The zone covers in its entirety the municipalities of Canale, Castellinaldo, Corneliano d'Alba, Govone, Monticello d'Alba, Piobesi d'Alba, Priocca, Santa Vittoria d'Alba, Sinio and Vezza d'Alb, as well as parts of the municipalities of Alba, Baldissero d'Alba, Bra, Castagnito, Diano d'Alba, Grinzane Cavour, Guarene, La Morra, Magliano Alfieri, Monchiero, Monforte d'Alba, Montà, Montaldo Roero, Montelupo Albese, Monteu Roero, Novello, Pocapaglia, Roddi, Roddino, Santo Stefano Roero, Sommariva Perno and Verduno in the province of Cuneo. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna can be indicated followed by the name of the vineyard. The wine is made from 100% pure Nebbiolo grapes. There are also the Superiore wine types, as well as the Spumante and Spumante Rosé wines produced according to the Metodo classico.

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