- Region: Piedmont
- Country: Italy
- Colour: White
- Grape Varieties: Cortese
- Soil type: Clay, Limestone
- Vessel type: Wood - Other (e.g. acacia, cherry etc.)
- Low sulphite.
Notes on additives, aids & processing used:
- No temperature control.
- Total Sulphites: 6 mg/L
- This wine is fermented spontaneously.
- Other Information:Ròo is a white wine from cortese grapes hand-picked in Gaggero and Vicario vineyards –plantation year between 1970 and 1982– with 70 q. or less per ha yield. It is vinified in large acacia wood barrel, after 3 days of pre-fermentative maceration at room temperature, with spontaneous fermentation -native yeasts only. Aging is done for 6 months in large acacia wood barrel.
In the local dialect of 19th century, Ròo means "moon halo".
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.
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