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I Fuoriclasse

Selections

Roero Arneis DOCG

Val di Tana

Grapes

Arneis

Area

Colline del Roero

Soil type

Sandy soil is reach in yellow, calcareous marl

Exposure and altitude

East/west - 200/300m asl

Gradation

13,5% vol

Temperature

10-12 °C

Size

0,375 - 0,75 L

Technical notes

Vinification: the grapes are delivered in small 20-kg crates with holes in them to facilitate aeration of the grapes. They are immediately softly pressed to avoid the breakdown of the skins and the must obtained is stored in a steel tank at a temperature of about 8/10°C to allow static decantation and, subsequently, the removal of the coarser parts. After about 24 hours, the must is racked and brought to a temperature of 16/18°C; the alcoholic fermentation process, which uses indigenous yeasts, is naturally triggered within a few hours Upon completion of fermentation, the wine is racked and stored at a temperature of 5/6°C.

Ageing: in stainless steel on its own fine lees which are regularly stirred into suspension until the following spring. The wine is then bottled and is released onto the market a couple of months later.

Pairings

Serve chilled for an excellent aperitif. Ideal with fish-based starters and with light risottos and pasta dishes.

awards

2019

Merano

Award Rosso

Vini Buoni d'Italia