Meet 50+ Producers of Roero & Roero Arneis at VinItaly 2017!

This year, the Consorzio of Roero is proud to share that over 50 of its members will be present at this years VinItaly fair April 9-12. The stands are located throughout the fair, please find the list below. Note that all stand numbers came from the VinItaly Catalogue and may be subject to change.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Abbona: Hall 10, Stand O2

Almondo Giovanni: Hall 10, Stand E2

Antica Cascina dei Conti del Roero: Hall D, Stand E3

Barbero Stefano: Hall 10, Stand N2

Battaglino Fabrizio: Hall 10, Stand C2-14.1

Bordon Giuseppe: Hall 10, Stand D3-13.5

Calorio Andrea: Hall 10, Stand D3-9.4

Marchesi di Barolo: Hall 5, Stand D1

Careglio Pierangelo: Hall 10, Stand G4-16.3

Careglio Valdinera: Hall 10, Stand H4-15.1

Fontanafredda: Hall 10, Strand P3

Cascina Ca’Rossa: Hall 10, Stand G1

Casinca del Pozzo: Hall 10, Stand D3-9.8

Cascina Chicco: Hall 10, Stand M2

Casinca Val Del Prete: Hall 10, Stand G1

Poderi Vaiot di Franco Casetta: Hall 10, Stand E4-17.3

Chiesa Carlo: Hall 10, Stand D3-9.7

Cornarea: Hall 10, Stand Q2

Nino Costa: Hall 10, Stand E3-12.9

Cravanzola-Bricco del Conte: Hall 10, Stand Q1

Delpero di Manuele: Hall 10, Stand O2

Deltetto: Hall 10, Stand N2

DeMarie: Hall 10, Stand C3-14.4

Dogliotti: Hall 10, Stand M2

Dosio Vignetti: Hall 10, Stand H3-6.10

Fenocchio Giacomo: Hall 10, Stand G1

Franco Casetta: Hall 10, Stand E4-17.3

Gallino Filippo: Hall 10, Stand O2

Generaj: Hall 10, Stand N2

Giacomo Vico: Hall 10, Stand Q2

Grimaldi Giacomo: Hall 10, L2

Malabaila: Hall 10, Stand F2

Malvira: Hall 10, Stand E2

Marco Porello: Hall 7, Stand B4-B5-B6

Marsaglia: Hall 10, Stand N3

Massucco: Hall 10, Stand P3

Matteo Correggia: Hall 10, Stand E2

Monchiero Carbone: Hall 7, Stand D11

Montaribaldi: Hall 10, Stand H2

Negro Angelo e Figli: Hall 10, Stand L3

Nota Giuliano: Hall 10, Stand G4-16.1

Pace: Hall 10, Stand E3-13.9

Pelassa: Hall 10, Stand E4-17.1

Pescaja: Hall 10, Stand O2

Poderi Moretti: Hall 10, Stand G3-7.4

Ponchiero Maurizio: Hall 10, Stand H2

Produttori di Govone: Hall 10, Stand N3

Rabino Andrea: Hall 10, Stand G1

Rosoretto: Hall 10, Stand D3-13.6

Taliano Michele: Hall 10, Stand H2

Tenuta Carretta: Hall 10, Stand R4

Tibaldi: Hall 10, Stand C3-5.7

Viglione Antonio: Hall 10, Stand D3-8.6

We look forward to raising a glass with you!

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Roero DOCG Releases Map Designating “Grand Cru” Vineyards Throughout Territory

After 8 years, the Roero Consorzio has released the region’s MGA

After 8 years in the making, the Roero Consorzio released the region’s Menzione Geografica Aggiuntiva (MGA) or, simply put, the territory’s vineyard or “subzone” classification map that classifies top vineyard sites in Roero, the third Italian wine region to do so.

The map designates those areas best suited for the production of Nebbiolo and Arneis based on soil, climate, provenance, and other criteria with the purpose of aiding trade and consumers in understanding the quality wines of the region.

“Similar to the cru classification in Barolo, Bordeaux, Germany, and elsewhere, we have developed a system of vineyard classification based on extensive tastings and research of the terroir and history throughout the region,” said President of the Roero Consorzio Francesco Monchiero. “It is another step forward for expressing uniqueness or Roero region and that we are among the top wines of both Piedmont and the world.”

Currently, a handful of Roero producers release a vineyard-designated Roero and/or Roero Arneis, but the number is expected to rise in the near future.

“We are very excited to have finally completed this project, the third region in Italy to successfully do so. After much deliberation, the map showcases the best potential growing sites for Nebbiolo and Arneis,” continued Monchiero. “We hope that the increased production of vineyard-specific wines will further perpetuate the Roero terroir.”

The Roero Consorzio released the official map to the public at the second annual Roero Days held in Milan on March 26-27, 2017 via a press conference. Copies of the map are available to press by request to cchamberlain@wineandcollc.com.

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About the Consorzio Tutela Roero:


The Consorzio Tutela Roero was founded in 2013 and encompasses all winemakers, grape growers, and other members involved in the winemaking process of the region. The region of Roero was named a DOC region in 1985 and a DOCG region in 2005 for its red wines Roero and Roero Riserva, its white wine Roero Arneis, and its sparkling wine Roero Arneis Spumante. Roero Arneis Riserva is pending classification for 2017.

#ItalianFWT: Nebbiolo Beyond the B’s This Weekend (Feb. 4th)!

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We are so excited to this weekend’s upcoming Twitter chat entitled “Nebbiolo: Beyond the B’s” featuring Nebbiolo in “off the beaten path” regions such as yours truly: ROERO.

We will be logged on (10amCST) chatting with participants and sharing some of our favorite characteristics, but we thought it would be great to also write-up a short primer on the Nebbiolo of Roero DOCG to get in the spirit.

Roero because a DOCG in 2005 so it much younger than its famous “B” counterparts, but the wines are already on par with the highest of the quality. There are just 195 hectares of Nebbiolo registered under the Roero DOCG denomination – small, but mighty! That said, the first records of Nebbiolo in Roero date all the way back to the 14th century!

Roero has a higher percentage of sand than other areas of Piedmont, but the best expressions of Nebbiolo are grown on those which are predominately clay. Still, the high sand content adds elegance to the wines which are suitable for aging, but drinkable after just a couple years. Similarly, it is almost always grown on the hillsides with the best exposure to the sun. Clones in Roero include: lampia, michet and rosé.

Roero has two DOCG designations for Nebbiolo:

  1. Roero DOCG: 95% Minimum Nebbiolo, 6 months aged in wood, 20 months aging total starting from the 1st of November of the year in which the grapes were harvested. Can be sold after the 1st of July in the second year. 12.5% Minimum alcohol with a minimum acidity of 4.5g/l.
  2. Roero Riserva DOCG: 95% Minimum Nebbiolo, 6 months aged in wood, 32 total starting from the 1st of November of the year in which the grapes were harvested. Can be sold from the 1st of July in the third year. 12.5% Minimum alcohol with a minimum acidity of 4.5g/l.

All cultivated Nebbiolo must come from the province of Cuneo which is comprised of the territories: Canale, Corneliano d’Alba, Piobesi d’Alba, Vezza d’Alba and part of the following municipalities: Baldissero d’Alba, Castagnito, Castellinaldo, Govone, Guarene, Magliano Alfieri, Montà, Montaldo Roero, Monteu Roero, Monticello d’Alba, Pocapaglia, Priocca, S. Vittoria d’Alba, S. Stefano Roero, Sommariva Perno.

The Roero and Roero Riserva DOCG wines, upon consumption, must comply with the following characteristics:  Ruby red or garnet color, fruity nose with hint of wood, and full-bodied, dry, and tannic – but integrated – in the mouth.

Food pairings are often meaty – steak tartare, steak, etc. but can also be root vegetables and pasta dishes.

There are many wonderful producers in the Roero region that are just waiting to be discovered! We look forward to sharing more with participants of the chat on Saturday!

 

Congratulations to the Tre Bicchieri Recipients, 2017

c0b9551977076f4d39877c4ee1020b1d_genericThis year, six Roero wines received the honor of the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri.

They include:

Each of these wines was selected by way of a series blind tasting by unbiased panels. The first is made up of at least three individuals that are only informed of the varietal, region, and vintage. Top scoring wines continue onward to a second round of tasting, and top scoring wines from those tastings at selected by the editors of Vini d’Italia and other selected tasters. Only wines receiving over 90 points, an average of all the scores from teh tasters, are awarded the Tre Bicchieri.
We are incredibly proud of the six wines awarded this title from Roero and it continues to showcase the high quality of wine coming from the region.
So raise a glass, or three, with us and enjoy some Nebbiolo!

 

Roero holds over 30 positions at VinItaly 2016

cropped-cropped-cropped-cropped-11709952_10153071357466589_5302816714149010664_o.jpgThe Roero Consorzio proudly announces that over 30 of its member wineries will present at this year’s VinItaly International Wine Fair April 10-13, offering attendees the chance to taste many examples of the region’s top wines in one place.

“We are delighted to hold this many positions at the fair this year,” said President of the Roero Consorzio, Francesco Monchiero, “this further affirms the region’s place as one of the world’s top regions for Nebbiolo and the top region for Arneis.”

It is recommended that attendees of the VinItaly Wine Fair secure individual appointments with each winery that wish to taste with to ensure time and space is available.

The wineries can be found at the following positions:

  • Almondo Giovanni Hall 10 Stand E2
  • Antica Cascina dei Conti Del Roero Hall D Stand C2
  • Battaglino Fabrizio Hall 10 Stand D3-4.3
  • Cantina Del Nebbiolo Hall 10 Stand N2.
  • Cantina Marsaglia Hall 10 Piemonte  Stand N3
  • Careglio Hall 10 Piemonte, E 3
  • Cascina Carossa Hall 10 (Piedmont) The G1 Stand.
  • Cascina Chicco Hall 10 Stand E2
  • Cascina Val Del Prete Vinitaly, Hall 10  Stand G1.
  • Cornerea Hall 10 (Piedmont) Stand M2
  • Davide Chiesa Hall 10 Stand 12.6
  • Demarie: Hall 8 Stand G2 With CTG Group.
  • Filippo Gallino Di Gallino Gianni Hall 10 Piemonte Stand O2
  • Franco Casetta Hall 10 Stand 13
  • Malvira Hall 10 Stand  A2
  • Marco Porello Cuzziol Grandi Vini Hall 7 Stand B5
  • Marco Porello Hall 7 Stand B4-B6
  • Massuco Hall 10 Stand P2
  • Matteo Correggia Hall 10 Stand E2
  • Monchiero Carbone Hall 7 Stand D11
  • Moretti Hall 10 Stand E4-12.12
  • Negro Angelo E Figli Azienda Agricole Hall 10 Stand F3
  • Nota Giuliano Hall 10 Stand E4 Desk 15.4
  • Pace Hall 10 Stand D4
  • Pelassa Hall 10 E4 Stand 15.3
  • Pescaja Hall 10 Stand O2
  • Società Agricola Dosio Vigneti Srl Hall 10, Stand H3, Desk 5.10
  • Taliano Michele Hall 10 Stand H2
  • Tenuta Carretta Hall 10 Stand E4
  • Tibaldi Hall 10 Stand 16.2
  • Vite Colte in the Hall 7 Stand E6

Attendees are asked to contact the wineries directly or through Constance Chamberlain of Wine & Co. at cchamberlain@wineandcollc.com. Contact information for all wineries is available on http://www.consorziodelroero.it/en/.

“We look forward to a busy and successful wine fair for all of the Roero exhibitors,” continued Monchiero, “and to sharing our wines with friends and colleagues both new and old.”

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About the Consorzio Tutela Roero:

The Consorzio Tutela Roero was officially created in 2013 and encompasses all winemakers, grape growers, and other members involved in the winemaking process of the region. The region of Roero was named a DOC region in 1985 and a DOCG region in 2005 for its red wines Roero and Roero Riserva, its white wine Roero Arneis, and its sparkling wine Roero Arneis Spumante.

Roero Welcomes You ProWein March 13-15

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Roero is proud to to announce the following wineries welcome you to their stands at ProWein in Düsseldorf March 13-15.

Below you will find their names & stands. Inquiry of appointments are strongly encouraged.

ProWein Positions:

Hall 15:  
Vite Colte Hall 15 Stand C50
Cornerea Hall 15 A51 Desk 22
Cantina De Nebbiolo Hall 15 Stand C38
Moretti Vino Hall 15 Stand B66
Cantina Povero Hall 15 Stand B09
Chiesa Carlo Hall 15 Stand A41
Deltetto Pad 15 Stand B61.
Pelassa Hall 15 Desk A51
Cantina Tibaldi Hall 15 Stand A41
Società Agricola Dosio Vigneti Srl Hall 15, Stand A51, Desk 11
Matteo Correggia Hall 15 Stand, A51, Desk 4

Hall 16:
Negro Angelo e Figli Hall 16 Stand H57
Cascina Del Pozzo XVX Italia Hall 16 Stand C59 Ita Area (Ice)
Malvira Hall 16 Stand J57
Monchiero Carbone Hall 16 Stand H12
Mo Vino Hall 16 Stand C59

We look forward to welcoming you!