Rapp, 2012

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Barbera
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.
    • Low sulphite.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • No temperature control.
    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 27 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:Rapp is a Barbera del Monferrato Superiore docg exclusively obtained from barbera grapes hand-picked in Gaggero and Vicario vineyards -plantation year between 1970 and 2000- with 50-60 q. per ha yield. It is vinified in stainless steel tanks, using native yeasts only and extended (2-3 weeks) maceration. Aging is done -for 14 months at least- in a mix of French/Slavonian oak casks, tonneaux and barriques, mainly not new. In the local dialect of 19th century, Rapp means "bunch of grape".

    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.