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Reitemp, 2015

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Appellation: Barbera del Monferrato Superiore DOCG
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Barbera
  • 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: 6 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Reitemp is a Barbera del Monferrato Superiore docg Vigna from barbera grapes hand-picked in Rocco vineyard –plantation year 1955– with 25-45 q. per ha yield. It is vinified in stainless steel tanks, with spontaneous fermentation (native yeasts only) and extended (2-6 weeks) maceration. Aging is done for 25 months at least mostly in used oak casks. In the local dialect of 19th century, Reitemp means "the ringing of the bells to inform of a storm getting closer".

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.