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Roero Arneis Docg

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Denomination: Controlled and Guaranteed Denomination of Origin

Grape variety: Arneis 100%

Production area: Monteu Roero – Cru “Canton Sandri”

Vinification: destemming of fresh grapes. Maceration of the skins till the “hat raised” (start of fermentation). Normal fermentation of the must in continues in steel tanks at controlled temperature. Selected yeasts.

Color: straw yellow with greenish reflections.

Bouquet: deep and mineral, attractive, with hints of ripe yellow pulp fruit and saffron.

Taste: soft and intense, with a slightly acidic vein that gives freshness and persistence. Interesting post-nasal vegetal notes of  aromatic herbs family. It is characterized by an extraordinary minerality.

Pairings: it is an excellent wine to pair with typical Piedmontese appetizers, also based on white meats; it does not disdain the pairing with fish and with first courses with seasonings based on vegetables or fish. Also excellent for aperitif.

Service Temperature: 10 °C

Average life of the wine: Multifaceted wine, good drunk “young” if you want to appreciate its freshness.
Excellent after a longer or shorter aging, where you could find interesting evolutionary notes both on the nose and on the palate.

Average annual production: 2500 bottles

The story behind the wine… : the Arneis grape, before knowing its great success, was considered a wine of little importance; at times despised. Even today, for somebody, Arneis wine is an “loved by all” – wine, often associated with Sauvignon or Chardonnay. I SAY NO!

Arneis is UNIQUE and it should be enhanced more. By tasting our version that, you may like or you may not like, you will understand the true essence of this grape variety;  not born to be an easy-to-appreciate wine. A sincere, true and “wild” version of Arneis…like the Roero area!

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