Barbaresco Roncaglie DOCG
Roncaglie, Barbaresco is traditionally considered one of the most prestigious areas for Barbaresco wines. The winery has about eight hectares under vine, with various plantings starting in 1970, south and southwestern exposure and good altitudes.
Roncaglie comes from the Latin word roncaleis, which was the name of a former Roman settlement and means “steep road.”
A classic rendition representing the elegance of its terroir, this Barbaresco features great depth, personality and intensity. Ages in oak for about twelve to fourteen months.
Wine exported to
Korea, Puerto Rico, Australia
Most recent awards
- 2017 | Vini Buoni d'ItaliaCorona
- 2017 | Wine Enthusiast95
30 °C (86 °F)
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5.37 hectares (13 acres)
240-280 meters (787-920 feet) above sea level
4,000-5,000 vines per hectare
1970, 1980, 1995, 2010
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Intense ruby with subtle orange nuances; appealing and non-aggressive, extremely complex bouquet with notes of rose petals (typical of Nebbiolo), spices, red fruit and underbrush; very full-bodied while also elegant and feminine in style. Intense, persistent, pleasing, noble.
Best served at 16-18 °C (60.8-64.4 °F)
Great with red meat and feathered game.
Great aging potential, 15-20 years
Alcohol 13-14 % ; Acidity 5-5.5 gr/l