Aur-Oura, 2018

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Appellation: Vin de Table
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Dolcetto
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
  • Vessel type: Cement - Other, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 8 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Aur-oura is a red wine voluntarily declassified, exclusively obtained from dolcetto grapes hand-picked in Gaggero and Vicario vineyards — plantation year between 1970 and 1996 — with 50-60 q. per ha average yield. Spontaneous fermentation — wild yeast only — is done in stainless steel tanks with extended maceration. Aging is mostly done — for 11/12 months — in concrete tanks. In the local dialect of 19th century, Aur-oura means “just now”.

Taste it at...

  • Montréal 2019
  • New York 2019

About Rocco di Carpeneto

Piedmont, Italy

We are a boutique, strictly natural winery located in Carpeneto (Al), amidst the Alto Monferrato hills. Wine production is focused on Piedmont-native grapes (dolcetto, barbera, cortese, nebbiolo, albarossa, freisa). We are member of VinNatur and FIVI.