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Italian quality designation for a DOC / DOCG wine with different stricter quality requirements depending on the area. That can be higher Mostgewicht (potential alcohol content), higher alcohol content mostly from 0.5 to 1% vol more, limitations regarding acidity as well as a longer one Maturing time such as B. 18 instead of 12 months. Rarely is a defined smaller area defined within a DOC / DOCG area (such as the Rosso Piceno Superiore ). There are certain overlaps with the term Riserva,

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