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Azienda Agricola Valdinera

Located in the heart of Piedmont near the city of Alba, the Valdinera estate has been farmed by the Careglio family for four generations.  At present, it consists of about 41 acres of which 22 are vineyards. Currently, “Beppe” Careglio grows Barbera, Favorita, Nebbiolo and, of course, Arneis.

Uncertified Organic Wine (Producer states they do not use artificial fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides. While we cannot prove the veracity of this, we also have no reason to believe it is not true.)

Tasting notes: No oak. Just the essence of the grape - and a relatively unusual grape at that.  Grown in the Roero area of Piedmont, this fine, dry 100% Arneis suggest peaches laced with hints of honey --- a delicious white from a region best known for some of Italy's most famous reds.

Robert Parker Wine Advocate: 88 Points.  "Bright bouquet with sharp notes of citrus, crushed stone and green papaya.  There are hints of  exotic fruit, but the druying

Region: Piedmont
Classification: Roero Arneis DOCG
Area of Production: Roero
Grape Variety: 100% Arneis
Soil: Sand on top of sandstone
Average Age of Vines: 39 years
Trellising System: Guyot
Production per Acre: 3.57 tons
Vinification Technique: Stainless steel
Maturation: Stainless steel
Total Acidity: 5.65 g/l
Residual Sugar: 2.50 g/l
PH: 3.50
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total Cases Produced: 6,600