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Rossese di Dolceacqua / Dolceacqua DOC

Region: Liguria

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1972

Vineyard Area: 51 ha / 126 acres (2015)

Production: 1,800 hl / 20,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

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

Notes:

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)

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