DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of 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 closed
and the Dolcetto red wines were transferred to the new DOCG area Dogliani
. The zone with around 1,000 hectares of vines includes the municipalities 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 location name on label
can be specified.
The wine is 100% pure from the grape variety Dolcetto
vinified. The required maturation time is at least 12 months, of which at least 6 months in wooden barrels. 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, the later Italian President Luigi Enaudi (1874-1961) owned a winery that still exists under this name. Other well-known producers include Anna Maria Abbona, Romana Carlo, Chionetti, Gaja
, Pira, San Fereolo and Voerzio.