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Dolcetto d'Asti DOC

Description to Dolcetto d'Asti DOC

DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont. The zone with about 230 hectares of vineyards includes the municipalities of Bubbio, Cassinasco, Castel Boglione, Castelletto Molina, Castel Rocchero, Cessole, Fontanile, Loazzolo, Maranzana, Mombaldone, Mombaruzzo, Monastero Bormida, Montabone, Olmo Gentile, Quaranti, Roccaverano, Rocchetta Palafea, San Giorgio Scarampi, Serole, Sessame and Vesime, and on the right bank of the river Belbo the municipalities of Calamandrana, Canelli and Nizza Monferrato in the province of Asti. The wine is made from 100% pure Dolcetto grapes. There is also a longer matured Superiore with a higher alcohol content.

Another five Dolcetto areas in Piedmont are the DOC wines Dolcetto d'Acqui, Dolcetto d'Alba, Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba and Dolcetto di Ovada and the DOCG wine Dolcetto di Ovada Superiore.

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