Dolcetto/Ormeasco This grape is called Dolcetto in Piedmont and Ormeasco in Liguria. The name comes from the sweetness of the grape, however the wine, which is also called Dolcetto is always dry.

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Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:
– Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata
– Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim

Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Piedmont.

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