Arneis is an autochthonous Piemontese vine originally from Roero.
Appellation: Roero Arneis DOCG
Type: White, dry
Varietal: 100% Arneis
Color: Straw yellow with greenish reflections.
Bouquet: Floral and fruity with soft hints of white and yellow flowers and notes of peach, melon and papaya.
Taste: Pleasantly dry with fine, light fruit. The most distinctive feature is the wine’s minerality. The finish is pleasant with a slight bitter-nut note.
Serving Temperature: 8-10° C (46-50º F).
Food Pairing: Excellent as an aperitif. Goes very well with fish appetizers, vegetable soups and seafood first courses. Also try it with tomini, grilled Robiola cheese pizza or sandwiches, or a fresh cheese platter.
Production Area: Canale d’Alba and Santo Stefano, Roero.
Elevation: 200-250 meters (650-820 feet) a.s.l.
Exposure:South, southwest exposure.
Soil: Sandy with traces of marl.
Cultivation system: Guyot.
Harvest: Manual harvest in the first ten days of September.
Aging: Is done in stainless steel vats followed by two-months in bottle before release.