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Roero DOCG

The wines from Roero have lived in obscurity for years, but in the 1980s some producers started making the wines, which clearly stood out in the crowd. Since then, there has been an almost explosive, qualitative development in the zone.

Roero is located northwest of Barolo , on the other side of the Tanaro river and includes the municipalities of Canale, Corneliano d'Alba Piobesi d'Alba and Vezza d'Alba and 15 other municipalities in the Cuneo province. p>

Roero was classified as DOC in 1985, but the efforts put into offering better quality were repaid in 2004, when the zone finally got its DOCG a >. It also meant a break with the rather disputed, local rule that required red grapes to be mixed with the white Arneis grape.

Regarding red wines, the most predominant grape is Nebbiolo and made by certain producers, these wines match the great wines from Barolo DOCG . When it comes to the fairly competent white wines, a quiet and Spumante , the local white Arneis grape is used.

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