Reìs, 2018

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Cortese
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
  • Vessel type: Clay Pot - Amphora, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 6 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Reìs is a white wine voluntarily declassified, exclusively obtained from cortese grapes hand-picked in Bastian vineyard — plantation year 1985. Spontaneous fermentation — wild yeasts only — is done in stainless steel tanks after 3 days of pre-fermentative maceration at room temperature. Aging is done — for some months — in acacia wood. In the local dialect of 19th century, Reìs means “roots”.

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.