Bricco di nizza

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Bricco di Nizza is located on top of a ridge, about 2 km northwest from Nizza Monferrato. The city has 11,000 inhabitants and all the shops, bars and restaurants you should want. Some of the leading meat and cheese shops in the region is located in this city. The area's capital, Asti, is a 25 minutes drive to the north-west. The property has a 360 degree panoramic view with the Alps to the west.

Very high quality vineyards
About. 2,3 hectars of vineyards consisting of barbera grapes.

                              Nizza DOCG & Nizza DOCG Riserva    about 1,3 hektar (potencial of 8500 bottles a year)
                              Barbera d'Asti Superiore                    about 0,87 hektar (potencial of 7000 bottles a year) 

Winemaker / Vignaiolo: Susanna Galandrino.

Under you can see the preliminary project drawnings. We are looking for a buildingstart 2018/2019.

Nizza DOCG
Approval for the labeling of wine as Nizza DOCG was granted in December 2014 for production from the 2014 harvest. The first wines labeled as Nizza DOCG were released in July 2016.
History: Originally a subzone of the Barbera d’Asti DOCG; became a separate DOCG in 2014
Vineyard Area: 250 ha / 620 acres (2015, C)
Production: 2,160 hl (total 2014 as a subzone); 24,000 cases bottled in 2014
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera

Significant Production Rules:
     -     Zone of production: 18 communes of the Nizza area
                     Agliano Terme, Belveglio, Bruno, Calamandrana, Castel Boglione, Castelnuovo Belbo, Castelnuovo Calcea, Castel Rocchero, Cortiglione, Incisa, Scapaccino, Moasca, Mombaruzzo, Mombercelli, Nizza                        Monferrato, Rocchetta Palafea, San Marzano Oliveto, Vaglio Serra, and Vinchio
     -     Minimum alcohol level: 13.0%; 13.5% if a vigna (vineyard name) appears on the label
     -     Aging: For Rosso, minimum 18 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = July 1, V+2); for riserva, minimum 30 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = July 1, V+3) 
     -     Below is a comparison of the rules for Barbera d’Asti DOCG and for Nizza DOCG.