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Abbreviation of the former names of several countries for "quality wine of controlled origin produced in specified regions". They were replaced by DOP with the EU wine market regulation valid from August 2009. However, the old, traditional designations are still additionally permitted. See also under quality system.

  • Italy: Denominazione di Origine Controllata - an even higher level is DOCG
  • Portugal: Denominação de Origem Controlada
  • Romania: Vin cu Denumire de Origine Controlata

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