Barbaresco DOCG Roncaglie - Tenuta Roncaglia
As early as 1880, Roncaglie was already recognized as one of the
best and most important areas for Barbaresco production.
IN THE VINEYARD: Varieties : 100% Nebbiolo
Exposure : southern, Southwesterly
Altitude : approximately between 240 and 280 meters above sea level
Vines planted in : 1970 - 1980 – 1995 - 2010 ; Harvest time : October 5th-15th
Vines per hectare : around 4,000/5,000 ; Wine yield per hectare : around 4,000 liters
CELLAR: Grapes are hand-picked, destalked and crushed; the must successively
macerates on the skins for approximately 12/15 days at a maximum
temperature of about 30° C., and malolactic fermentation ensues, completed before winter.
In the spring, the wine sojourns in oak casks for a period from 12 to 14 months.
Alcohol : 13-14% by vol. ; Total acidity : 5-5.5 grams per liter of tartaric acid
Dry extract : 26-30 grams per liter
Deep, intense ruby-red in colour, with a complex and lively aroma with earthy notes
of blackberry, wild rose and violet. A “classic” Barbaresco that maintains the
underlying elegance of the Roncaglie cru: it is full, pervasive and intense on the
palate. A lovely wine with a strong personality and a very long, final velvet tannin
sensation with great ageing potential. This is a fine wine for the whole meal, finding
its best match in red meats and game birds. Serving temperature: 17-19°C serve in
a balloon glass, we advise decanting very old vintages before drinking to allow them
AWARDS vintage 2010: WINE ENTHUSIAST 2013 = 92 ; VINOUS 2013 = 91+Region Piemonte