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Dole

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

But Dôle is also confusingly synonymous with the grape varieties Gamay and Pinot Noir,

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