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Fratelli Serio & Battista Borgogno

Red wine 2016 Dolcetto d'Alba DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #SBB-L17020

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 8 August, 2017

DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont. The zone covers about 900 hectares of vineyards and extends in the hilly area of Alba in the Langhe mountains. It includes in its entirety the municipalities of Alba, Albaretto della Torre, Arguello, Barolo, Benevello, Borgomale, Bosia, Camo, Castiglione Falletto, Castiglione Tinella, Castino, Cossano Belbo, Grinzane Cavour, Lequio Berria, Mango, Monforte d'Alba, Montelupo Albese, Neviglie, Rocchetta Belbo, Rodello, Santo Stefano Belbo, Serralunga d'Alba, Sinio, Treiso and Trezzo Tinella and parts of Barbaresco, Cherasco, Cortemilia, La Morra, Narzole, Neive, Novello, Roddi, Roddino, Torre Bormida and Verduno...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. The name means "little sweets" and refers to the sweet, slightly low acid 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, Gros Plant, Nibièu, Nibiò, Ocanette, Ormeasco, Picot Rouge, Plant de Montmélian, Ravanellino, Red-stemmed Dolcedo, Uva d'Acqui, Uva del Monferrato, Uva di Ovada and Uva di Roccagrimalda. Legend has it that in 1303 the Marchese di Clavesana issued an edict from his castle which prohibited, under threat of death penalty, the planting of anything other than Dolcetto in his...

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