DOCG Dolcetto di Dogliani Superiore

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:

Colour

Ruby red.

Aroma

Fruity and typical.

Taste

Dry, almond-scented and harmonious.

Total minimum alcohol: 13 % volume;

Total minimum acidity level: 4,5 over a thousand;

Sugarfree extract: 24 g/litre.

Vines

Appellation

DOCG

Color

Red

Type

Still

Min. alcohol

Variants

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DOCG Dolcetto di Dogliani Superiore: Vines

The DOCG Dolcetto di Dogliani Superiore is a single varietal wine, and therefore can be made exclusively by Dolcetto grapes

The bunch of Dolcetto is a long pyramid in shape, and the grapes are round, with a blue-black skin. The fruit ripens in mid September. you can read more about Dolcetto here.

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