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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,...

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

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