Roero DOC

Roero DOC

Description to Roero DOC

DOCG range for red wine and white wine in the Italian region Piedmont; the high classification was in 2004. It extends in the Roero Mountains with about 200 hectares of vineyards on the left bank of the river Tanaro. The zone includes the municipalities of Canale, Corneliano d'Alba, Piobesi d'Alba and Vezza d'Alba, as well as parts of Baldissero d'Alba, Castagnito, Castellinaldo, Govone, Guarene, Magliano Alfieri and Montà d'Alba. Montaldo Roero, Monte Roero, Monticello d'Alba, Pocapaglia, Priocca, Santa Vittoria d'Alba, Santo Stefano Roero and Sommariva Perno in the province of Cuneo. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the name of the layer on label be specified.

The red wine Roero is made from at least 95-98% Nebbiolo pressed; from 2-5% is also the white variety Arneis possible. He has to mature for at least 20 months, including 6 months in a wooden barrel. With 32 months maturation, of which 6 months in oak barrels, he is allowed Riserva call. The minimum alcohol content for both is 12.5% vol. The white wine Roero Arneis is 100% varietal Arneis pressed; the minimum alcohol content is 11% vol. There is also a Roero Arneis Spumante with at least 11.5% vol. Well-known producers are Carretta, Ceretto, Deltetto, Fontanafredda, Funtanin, Giacosa Bruno. Marcarini, Marchesi di Barolo, Malvirà, Marsaglia, Mauro Sebaste, Montaribaldi, Angelo Negro, Prunotto, Michele Taliano, Terre da Vino and Vielmin.

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