2013 TENUTA ROLETTO ERBALUCE DI CALUSO
$34.95

Producer: Tenuta Roletto

Grape: Erbaluce 100%

Pronunciation: ‘Er-bah-lu-che’

Region: Piemonte, Italy

Zone: DOCG of erbaluce di Calluso

Producer Info:

Tenuta Roletto is winery created in the early 1920s by Giovanni Tinetti and now owned by Antonino and Domenica Roletto. The winery is located in Cuceglio, a small town situated along the green Morainic hills of Canavese, in the Northen part of Piedmonte.

The history of our vineyards and wines are strongly attached to these lands: Erbaluce is an ancient and autochthonous vine variety, thanks to its ductile properties its wine can be found as firm wine, Passito dessert wine, Traditional Method Brut and Charmat variant. Tenuta Roletto is also a place of study and research carried out for some years by the University of Science and Technology of Turin: a partnership aimed at enhancing the value of the Erbaluce vine.

Tasting note: Greenish but bright colour notes. The Bouquet is intense with floral sensations and citrus. The taste is dry and fresh with a good level of acidity but well balanced

Growing System: Guyot

Soil Composition: acidic, rocky

Production: fermentation at a controlled temperature of 16°C. Aging for 6 months in stainless steel tanks in contact with lees

Alcohol (%) 12%