Roero Wine

Roero is a wine region within the Cuneo province of Piedmont, Italy. It surrounds the district of Alba, on the west side of the Tanaro River. The region is named for a family who were active in the banking and trading business for some time in the Medieval period. 

Roero was once an ancient sea, called the Golfo Padano, and, as a result, there is a large quantitity of sand in the soils as well as marine fossils. 
 
The Nebbiolo DOCG is located within Roero, where the grape takes on a rich, softer and more fruit-driven character than in nearby Barolo and Barbaresco communes. This is due to the soils which are heavier in sand and lighter in clay than the other well-known regions.
 
Nebbiolo DOCG must age a minimum 20 months, and another 12 months additionally to be labeled Roero Riserva DOCG. The wines must consist of at least 95 Nebbiolo.
 
Roero Arneis DOCG is the still white wine of region. The grape, whose name means "little rascal" is native to Read more »

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  • Muscat

    History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires gre...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s in the Roero area. Today, many call Arneis the...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Angelo & Figli di Giovanni Negro

    Since 1670 the Negro family cultivates vineyards on the Roero hills, works to increase the value ...

  • Malvira'

    Our winery began its production in the 1950's under the guidance of Giuseppe Damonte. Giuseppe wa...

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  • Bricco Della Ciliegie Roero Arneis 2009

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    A very delicate, complex, and elegant white wine. A clean, tight nose with subtle notes of canned peaches and sharp green apple. It also smells green/herbaceous and fresh...with some very subtle sharper herbaceous notes that are reminiscent of pine or fresh spruce. Light to medium bodied. Mild acid on the palate with subdued fruit and sweet savo... Read More

    Wine review by JenniferT


  • Casa Chiesa 2010

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    Really intense nose, savory ragu and meat aromas, even some cola ... really interesting! Read More

    Wine review by Anna Savino


  • Malvirà Arneis Renesio 2011

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    light straw yellow, intense nose, white flowers, slightly smoky, linear and precise Read More

    Wine review by Anna Savino


  • Bruno Franco Roero Arneis 2006

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    A 2006 Arneis from Piemonte, Italy. Light yellow straw in color. Fruit hints of apple and orange blossims with a hint of almond. It has a mid-finish on the palette and balanced acidity. Best served chilled to 48 degrees, and served with fresh goat cheese and fruit platter. Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Matteo Correggia Roero Arneis Arneis Piedmont Roero 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Malvira Roero Arneis Renesio 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Monchiero Carbone Roero Arneis Recit 2011

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    Vibrant mix of lemon drops, figs, and pears. Moderately long tangy finish. Very enjoyable and refreshing wine. Read More

    Wine review by cgplayer9


  • Cascina Ca'Rossa Roero Arneis 2010

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    Good wine with salame. Without stage barrels but it seems it have.fresh and complexColour: straw yellow Aromas: Very good, Intense, banana, ananas, sweets, yellow fruitsexperiment with salame07/04/2012 SBAVMG Read More

    Wine review by Breno Tinoco


  • Roero Arneis DOCG "Bric Varomaldo" 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by luca chevalier


  • Cascina Chicco Arneis Roero 2004

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    No written review

    Wine review by alanb1108


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