Ra Neira, 2016

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Appellation: Vin de Table
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • 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:Ra Neira is a red wine from nebbiolo grapes hand-picked in Vicario vineyard – plantation in 2013 – with 20-40 q. per ha yield. It is vinified in concrete, with spontaneous fermentation (native yeasts only) and extended (2-3 weeks) maceration. Aging is done for 19 months in old tonneaux. In the local dialect of 19th century, Ra Neira means "the night".

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). We are member of VinNatur, FIVI and Consorzio di Tutela dell’Ovada docg.