Roero Arneis DOCG Cayega

Tenuta Carretta
Product ID: 400123
  • Italy
  • Roero
  • Podio, Piedmont
  • White
  • 13.5%
  • 0.75 L
  • Arneis
  • 10-12°C

Taste characteristics

  • Light Full bodied
  • Smooth Tannic
  • Dry Sweet
  • Soft Acidic

Other classifications

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • 100% Organic

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Description

Roero Arneis DOCG Cayega

Grapes:
Arneis

Colour:
golden yellow with green reflections.

Aroma:
pear and white peach, flint stone.

Ageing:
6 months in steel tanks, with the continued presences of fine lees depending on the quality of the harvest.

Food Pairing:
White fish, pasta, crustaceans, mature cheese, lean fish.

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Manufacturer
Tenuta Caretta

Tenuta Carretta is a winery situated in Piobesi d'Alba in the Roero district of Piedmont. It makes a range of wines from some of the region's most famous appellations, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera and Dolcetto d'Alba and Roero Arneis. The estate is comprised of 70 hectares (173 acres) of vineyards, divided across multiple parcels in Roero and Langhe. The winery itself is situated in the middle of a 35-ha (87-acre) natural ampitheater planted to...

The region
Roero

Roero is a small DOCG wine district in the hills of Piedmont, north-western Italy. It is known particularly for its refreshing white wines made from Arneis, but also for its bold, fragrant reds made from Piedmont's signature red-wine grape, Nebbiolo. The official Roero viticultural zone is located on the north bank of the Tanaro, just opposite the town of Alba. It follows the river's path for about 15 miles (25km), between the town of Bra and the village...

Type of Grape
Arneis

Arneis is a white wine grape variety from Italy's much-respected Piedmont wine region. In a story shared by several renascent grape varieties (most obviously Viognier), Arneis has been rescued from the verge of extinction and is now enjoying something of a revival. By the 1960s, just a few hectares of Arneis vines remained, and only a handful of producers were making the wine. There are now more than 1500 acres (605ha) of Arneis vines in Piedmont, and...

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