Roero DOCG Massucco
The Roero is that area located in the North side of the Tanaro river and the Nebbiolo vines give life to a very appreciate and prestigious wine called “Roero” that in the local dialect means “after the region”. Here on steep slopes quite sterile and sandy there are the Roero hills where the Nebbiolo vine spreads on the south side. The “Roero DOCG” of the Massucco winery is a flavored wine, very elegant and generous with an inviting ruby red color. The taste is dry, wide, warm and sometimes velvety that together with the tannins, makes this wine very popular for the matches with the local cooking.
Characteristics of the Roero Docg wine
This wine is incredibly polyvalent. It has a ruby red color that with the aging tends to a more garnet one. The scent is pleasant, delicate, fragrant and persistent. It has a dry and lightly tannic taste even if good bodied and structured. It has a proof of 14% and the whole acidity is 5ml per liter.
Suggested matches while tasting this red wine
The Roero has to be served at room temperature, maximum at 22°C in Grand Ballon wine glasses or in Bordeaux. It is perfect with Piedmonts courses such as boiled or roasted meats also the braised meat and the risotto.