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An AOC red wine or AOC white wine from the Swiss canton of Valais. The red wine must be made from pure Pinot Noir or a blend of red grape varieties. This blend must contain at least 85% Pinot Noir and Gamay. In this 85%, the Pinot Noir must predominate (51%). The name is derived from the town of the same name in the French Jura, not far across the border, where, incidentally, the famous chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) was born. At least 85 °Oe (17 °KMW) must weight is prescribed, otherwise a Dôle is downgraded to a so-called Goron. There is also a "Dôle Blanche" lightly pressed from the red grapes, also called "Pinot noir pressé en blanc", or Süßdruck in Swiss German. This must come from pure Pinot Noir or a cuvée of dominant Pinot Noir and Gamay. However, Dôle is also a synonym for the grape varieties Gamay and Pinot Noir.

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