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Dogliani

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region Piedmont. The old name until 2011 was Dolcetto di Dogliani Superiore ; This year, the two DOC areas Dolcetto di Dogliani and Dolcetto delle Langhe Monregalesi were abandoned and the Dolcetto red wines were transferred to the new DOCG area Dogliani . The area of ​​approximately 1,000 hectares covers the municipalities of Bastia Mondovì, Belvedere Langhe, Briaglia, Castellino Tanaro, Cigliè, Clavesana, Dogliani, Farigliano, Igliano, Marsaglia, Monchiero, Niella Tanaro, Piozzo and Rocca Cigliè, as well as parts of the municipalities Carrù, Mondovì, Murazzano, Roddino, San Michele Mondovì, Somano and Vicoforte in the province of Cuneo. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the name of the layer on label be specified.

The wine is 100% varietal from the grape variety Dolcetto vinified. The required maturing period is at least 12 months, of which at least 6 months in wooden barrels. Of the alcohol content must be at least 11.5% vol. There is also a Superiore with at least 13% vol. At the beginning of the 20th century, later Italian President Luigi Enaudi (1874-1961) owned a winery that still exists today under this name. Other well-known producers include Anna Maria Abbona, Romana Carlo, Chionetti, Gaja, Pira, San Fereolo and Voerzio.

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