Roo, 2015

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Appellation: CORTESE DELL'ALTO MONFERRATO DOC
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: White
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 37 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:Ròo is a Cortese dell'Alto Monferrato doc from cortese grapes hand-picked in Gaggero and Vicario –plantation year between 1970 and 1982– 70 q. or less per ha yield. It is vinified in stainless steel tanks, after some days of pre-fermentative maceration (room temperature), with spontaneous fermentation (native yeasts only) . Aging is done for 8 months at least in acacia wood tonneaux. In the local dialect of 19th century, Ròo means "moon halo".

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      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.