Top 100 red wines of Dolceacqua

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Dolceacqua in Dolceacqua as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular in Dolceacqua and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Dolceacqua

The wine region du Dolceacqua is located in the region in Ligurie in Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Maccario Dringenberg or the Domaine Maccario Dringenberg produce mainly wines red, pink and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Dolceacqua are Vermentino, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Viognier, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Dolceacqua often reveals types of flavors of cherry, earthy or non oak and sometimes also flavors of earth, microbio or oak.

In the mouth of Dolceacqua is a powerful. We currently count 30 estates and châteaux in the of Dolceacqua, producing 74 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Dolceacqua go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or lamb.

Discover the grape variety: Carignan

Mainly cultivated in the Languedoc region, carignan originates from Spain. Because of its very resistant branches, it is often called hardwood. Its bunches are quite large. They are compact and winged with a lignified stalk. The berries are spherical in shape and take on a bluish-black colour. Carignan has a total of 25 approved clones, the best known of which are 274, 65 and 9. The carignan buds at the beginning of June and is protected from spring frosts. It does not reach maturity until the third period. Also, this grape variety needs warmth and sunshine. It appreciates dry and not very fertile soils. Carignan vines can live for more than 100 years. Those that are more than 30 years old produce a better wine. This wine is well coloured. It is generous and powerful at the same time. Pepper, cherry, blackberry, banana, raspberry, almond, prune and violet are some of the aromas that this grape variety gives off.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Dolceacqua

red wines from the region of Dolceacqua go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or lamb such as recipes of beef mironton, traditional italian lasagna or irish stew.

News from the vineyard of Dolceacqua

St-Emilion council defends classification after Angélus withdrawal

Château Angélus’ announcement that it is withdrawing from the process to create the 2022 St-Emilion Classification has sent shockwaves through the region and raised questions about the ranking’s future form.  With Châteaux Ausone and Cheval Blanc having announced their withdrawal last year, three of the top-ranking ‘Premier Grand Cru Classé A’ estates from the last edition of the St-Emilion Classification in 2012 will not be candidates for the revised ranking, due this ye ...

The Chablis vineyard and the transition to sustainable practices

On December 10, 2020, four Hong Kong personalities discussed Chablis wines on a live webinar: Yang LU, Master Sommelier and Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador, Debra MEIBURG, Master of Wine, Ivy NG, Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador and Rebecca LEUNG, wine expert. In this 5-minute clip, the speakers discuss organic wines and the movement towards more environmentally friendly practices. #Chablis #PureChablis ...

Dom Pérignon Rosé 2008 released

For Dom Pérignon, 2008 marked a significant turning point for its Champagnes. It was the year when the two-part renovation of the red wine winery was completed as well as the culmination of learning from a period of experimentation with different tools and techniques from 2000 to 2005. Scroll down to see the tasting note and score for Dom Pérignon Rosé 2008 ‘It’s not even an evolution, but a revolution between 2000 and today,’ said Dom Pérignon chef de cave Vincent Chaperon. ‘W ...