BAROLO DOCG (ENG)


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Barolo becomes part of the official list of typical Italian products with the certification DOCG (denomination of controlled and guaranteed origin) that was released April 23, 1966.
Being a product DOCG certification requires that the entire production process must be carried out in the region of Piedmont.
The denomination of controlled and guaranteed origin Barolo is reserved for red wines Barolo and in the types Barolo Riserva.
The production area of ​​the grapes used to produce wine Barolo DOCG includes some municipalities in the Province of Cuneo.
The types allowed are:
Barolo DOCG that when released for consumption must have the following characteristics:
– Color: ruby ​​red;
– Smell: intense and distinctive;
– Taste: dry, full-bodied;
– Alcoholic strength of at least 13%;
– Aging in wood: 38 months of which 18 in wood.
Barolo DOCG Riserva that when released for consumption must have the following characteristics:
– Color: ruby ​​red;
– Smell: intense and distinctive;
– Taste: dry, full-bodied;
– Alcoholic strength of at least 13%;
– Aging in wood: 62 months of which 18 in wood.
Grapes:
– 100% Nebbiolo
Serving temperature: around 18 ° C – 20 ° C.
Serving suggestions: ideal with braised in Barolo, boiled, Tajarin (pasta typical of Piedmont), ravioli and venison.

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