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Red wine 1992 Dolcetto d'Acqui DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Variety: Dolcetto.
Registration number : #AACC-L295

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 7 October 2011

DOC area for red wine in the Italian region Piedmont, The zone comprises around 600 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Acqui Terme, Alice Bel Colle, Bistagno, Cartosio, Cassine, Castelletto d'Erro, Castelnuovo Bormida, Cavatore, Denice, Grognardo, Melazzo, Montechiaro d'Acqui, Morbello, Orsara Bormida, Ponti , Ponzone, Ricaldone, Rivalta Bormida, Sezzadio, Spigno Monferrato, Strevi, Terzo and Vison in the province of Alessandria. The wine is 100% pure Dolcetto vinified. There is also a longer matured, stronger alcohol Superiore,

Another five Dolcetto areas in Piedmont are the DOC wines Dolcetto d'Alba. Dolcetto...

The red grape variety comes from Italy, The name means "little sweetie" and refers to the sweet, slightly acidic grapes. Synonyms are Acqui, Bathiolin, Crete de Coq, Dolcetta Nera, Dolcetto a Raspo Rosso, Dolcetto a Raspe Verde, Dolcetto Crni, Dolcetto Nero, Dolcetto Piemontese, Dolchetto, Dolcino Nero, Nibièu, Nibiò, Ocanette, Ormeasco, Picot Rouge, Plant de Montmélian, Ravanellino, Red-handled Dolcedo, Uva d'Acqui, Uva del Monferrato, Uva di Ovada and Uva di Roccagrimalda. According to legend, the Marchese di Clavesana issued an edict from his castle in 1303, prohibiting the death penalty from planting anything other than Dolcetto in his territory. The first reliable...

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