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In the heart of the Langhe district, in the Ornati area of Monforte d’Alba, Tenuta Rocca is an estate with 15 hectares of vineyards. From 1986, it was managed by brothers Bruno and Gianni, who constantly modernized the vineyards over the years, and since 2011 Gianni and his son Andrea, an enotechnician, have taken over management of the estate.
Country of origin: Italy
Domain: Tenuta Rocca
Type of wine: Red
Classification: Barbera d'Alba DOC
Biological: Natural wine
Description: During the ripening of the grapes we thin out the bunches to optimize the yield and then hand-select them before they undergo soft crushing. Selected yeasts that respect the fragrant aroma of the product are added to the must. At the end of temperature- controlled fermentation, the wine is drawn off and racked. Complete malo- lactic fermentation takes place in steel. The wine is then cold stabilized and prepared for bottling.
Can be stored at least 7/8 years if stored correctly, away from light at a cool and constant temperature, in the same horizontal position as when it arrives in its case until the moment of consumption.
Sulphites: an absolute minimum of sulphites added. (20 - 40 mg/l). Note: conventional wines can contain up to 200 mg/l
Aroma’s: Floral (roses), fruit (cherry and subsequently sour black cherry), fresh, clean, characteristic.
Taste: Dry, warm, good body, fresh, discreet tannins, balanced, very intense finish with sensations reminiscent of the bouquet and decidedly fruity.
Foodpairing: Red meats, Venison,