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Region: Piemonte
Zone: Roero DOCG

Roero Rosso DOCG

Facts about this wine

Wine: Red wine
Taste: Semi dry
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 12.5%
Storage potential: 3 years

Roero Rosso is made from the Nebbiolo grape (95-100%), with the permitted addition of local non-aromatic red grapes (max. 5%). The name Roero must appear clearly on the label in order for the red wine to use the DOCG label.

Roero Rosso is ruby red and / or garnet wine. It has a fruity, harmonious scent which sometimes has notes of wood from the barrel aging. The taste is dry, often with mild acid in the aftertaste.

The mandatory aging period is 20 months, of which at least 6 months in wooden barrels, starting with November 1st of the harvesting year. The wine is released onto the market after July 1st of the second year following the vintage.

A barrel-aged Roero Riserva is also produced, with a mandatory aging period of 32 months, including six months in barrels. The wine is released for sale after July 1st of the third year following the vintage.

Roero can wear the mark indication (cru), where crop yields are legally severely limited.

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