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Red wine 2014 Rossese di Dolceacqua DOC Superiore, Liguria, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #Al-L.2014

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 30 June 2017
DOC area (also Dolceacqua) for red wine in the west of the Italian region Liguria, The zone includes all or part of the municipalities of Apricale, Baiardo, Calandria di Trucco, Camporosso, Castel Vittorio, Dolceacqua, Isolabona, Mortola Superiore, Perinaldo, Pigna, Rocchetta Nervina, San Biagio della Cima, Soldano, San Bartolomeo-Carletti, Ville, Calandri , San Lorenzo, San Bernardo, Sant'Antonio, Sealza, Villatella, Calvo-San Pancrazio, Torri, Vallebona, Vallecrosia Alta and Verrandi in the province of Imperia. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) visited the castle of the Doria family in Dolceacqua in 1805 and was enthusiastic about the wine that...

Italian name or part of names or synonyms for white and red grape varieties, some of which are not related at all. As early as the 15th century, excellent wines were produced from a variety of Rossese Bianco or Roxise, like the famous naturalist Andrea in 1596 Bacci (1524-1600) reported. He even attributed “magical powers” to the Ligurian wines. The name is probably derived from the intense berry colors. There are at least seven varieties in Liguria and Piedmont :

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