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Dole

An AOC red wine or AOC white wine from the Swiss canton Wallis, The red wine must come from pure Pinot Noir or a blend of red grape varieties. This mixture must contain at least 85% Pinot Noir and Gamay. In these 85% the Pinot Noir has to outweigh (51%). The name derives from the city of the same name in the French Jura, not far from the border, where by the way the famous chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) was born. There are at least 85 ° Oe (17 ° KMW) must weight prescribed, otherwise a Dôle to a so-called Goron outclassed. There is also a "Dôle Blanche" brightly pressed from the red grapes, also "Pinot noir pressé en blanc", or in German-Swiss Süßdruck is called. This must come from pure Pinot Noir or a Cuvée of dominant Pinot Noir and Gamay.

Dôle is, however, confusingly a synonym for the grape varieties Gamay and Pinot Noir,

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