Roero – 2014, 2013 Riserva and a rosato future?


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Roero, the region that is separated from Barolo and Barbaresco only by the Tanaro river, has always wanted to be more akin to these more prestigious and famous appellations than it can actually demonstrate. This was more or less encouraged by the fact that until 2014 there was one Consorzio, or producer association, which included all three, and many annual en primeur tastings in which Roero would show its wines next to Barolo and Barbaresco. And with production regulations only a little less strict than...