Merged with the new Docg Dogliani – Ministerial Decree 4th April 2011.
(d.o.c.g. decreto 06/07/2005 – d.o.c. D.P.R. 26/06/1974)
With reference to Dolcetto vine, one often notes the existing link between the city of Dogliani and its surrounding hills. Regarding this link, former President Luigi Einaudi, succeeded in creating decisive stimulation for rating and making this wine known, the quality of which was recognised when it received the Docg appellation in the year 2005.
The production regulation envisages that Dolcetto di Dogliani, Dolcetto di Dogliani Superiore or Dogliani should have the following characteristics by the time it goes on sale, which starts the 1st of November of the year after the grape harvest:
Fruity and typical.
Dry, almond-scented and harmonious.
Total minimum alcohol: 13 % volume;
Total minimum acidity level: 4,5 over a thousand;
Sugar–free extract: 24 g/litre.