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Sori

Dialect expression from the Italian Piedmont for a vineyard with one mainly facing the midday sun hillside first quality. There are even more differentiated names such as "Sori de mattino" (morning, facing southeast) and "Sori de sera" (evening, facing southwest). This designation was on a label for the first time by the wine maker Angelo Gaja Used in 1967 in the form "Barbaresco Sori San Lorenzo". In the meantime, the term is often used, for example for locations or for wines pressed from there in the DOC zones Barbaresco. Barolo and Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba, Sori corresponds most closely to the French Grand Cru, Other names for high quality areas are Bricco. Colli. Ronco. Serra and Vigna, A list of keywords relevant to vineyards can be found at vineyards contain.

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