Rossese di Dolceacqua / Dolceacqua DOC

Rossese di Dolceaqua See Liguria map, ref #5
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1972
Vineyard Area: 48 ha / 119 acres (2014)
Production: 1,730 hl / 19,200 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Rossese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 95% Rossese + OANRG
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Subzones:

  • 38 menzioni geografiche aggiuntive (“additional geographical definitions”) plus 7 communes (see list below)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 13.0% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum approx. 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011

List of menzioni geografiche: Alpicella, Arcagna, Armetta, Beragna, Berna, Bramusa, Brunetti, Buscarra, Camporosso (commune), Cian da Marchesa, Crovairola, Curli, Dolceacqua (commune), Ferenghè, Foulavin, Galeae, Garibaudo, Luvaira, Luvaira, Luvaira, Migliarina, Monte Curto, Morghe, Nouvilla, Perinaldo (commune), Peverelli, Pian del Vescovo, Piemattun, Pini, Posaù, Pozzuolo, Roasso, Rosa, Ruchin, San Biagio della Cima (commune), San Martino, San Martino, Santa Croce, Savoia, Sette Camini, Soldano (commune), Tramontina, Trinceria, Vallecrosia (commune), Ventimiglia (commune)