ROERO DOCG (ENG)

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Roero joined the official list of typical Italian products with the certification DOCG (denomination of controlled and guaranteed origin) that was released December 24, 2004.
Being a product DOCG certification requires that the entire production process must be carried out in the region of Piedmont.
The denomination of controlled and guaranteed origin Roero is reserved for wines for the following types and codes: Roero, Roero Reserve, Roero Arneis, Roero Arneis Sparkling.
The production area of ​​the grapes used to produce the Roero DOCG includes some municipalities in the Province of Cuneo.
Wines with designation of origin and guaranteed Roero and Roero Reserve, when released for consumption, must meet the following characteristics:
– Color: ruby ​​red or garnet;
– Odor: fruity, characteristic and with any hint of wood;
– Taste: dry, full-bodied, harmonious and possibly tannic;
– Minimum alcohol content: 12,50%; Roero with mention Vigna: 12.50% vol.
The denomination of controlled and guaranteed origin Roero Arneis also mention Vigna when released for consumption must have the following characteristics:
– Color: yellow;
– Odor: delicate, fresh and possibly with scents of wood;
– Taste: elegant, harmonious and possibly tannic;
– Minimum alcohol content: 11%.
The denomination of controlled and guaranteed origin Roero Arneis Sparkling, when released for consumption must have the following characteristics:
– Foam: fine and persistent;
– Color: straw yellow more or less intense;
– Odor: delicate, fruity, fresh, with any hints that remind the yeast, bread crust and vanilla;
– Flavor: brut nature from a sweet; elegant and harmonious;
– Minimum alcohol content: 11,50% vol.
Grapes:
The name Roero no other specification is reserved for red wines made from grapes from vineyards in the enterprise with the following composition:
– Nebbiolo: minimum 95%;
– They can also contribute jointly or separately, the grapes from red grapes not aromatic suitable for cultivation in Piedmont up to a maximum of 5%.
The name Roero Arneis is reserved for white wine made from grapes from vineyards in the enterprise with the following composition:
– Arneis: minimum 95%;
– Can also contribute jointly or separately, the grapes from non-aromatic white grape varieties suitable for cultivation in Piedmont up to a maximum of 5%.
Serving temperature: around 16 ° C – 20 ° C to the Roero and 8 ° C – 10 ° C to the Roero Arneis.
Serving suggestions: for the Roero is the perfect match with stews, roasts and all dishes made with truffles. Roero Arneis goes well with dishes of white meats, fish and cheeses of various ages.

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