Rapp, 2013

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 44 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:Rapp is a Barbera del Monferrato Superiore docg 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, with spontaneous fermentation (native yeasts only) and extended (2-4 weeks) maceration. Aging is done for 20 months at least in already used oak casks. 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.