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Ròo, 2018

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Cortese
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
  • Vessel type: Wood - Other (e.g. acacia, cherry etc.)
  • 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: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".

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.