Roo, 2015

By Rocco di Carpeneto

  • Appellation:
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: White
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  • Vessel type:
  • 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".

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). We are member of VinNatur, FIVI and Consorzio di Tutela dell'Ovada docg.