Wine Renato Ratti, "Rocche", Barolo DOCG, 2006
Wine of deep red color.
Taste wine rich, full, fruity, with rich but rounded tannins, hints of vanilla and white pepper, with a long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine combines strawberry and blueberry tones and nuances of wild flowers.
The wine goes well with red meat, game and mature cheeses.
Renato Ratti bought his first vine for the production Barollo in 1965, after his return to Piedmont from Brazil. He also bought a small vineyard in the area Marchenasko La Morra in the lands of the former monastery. Since 1969, the management of the campaign joined nephew Renato - Massimo Martinelli, who is also the winemaker. Together with him, Ratti developed a technique maturation Barollo to receive more subtle, elegant wine with a good potential for aging. This was an innovation in the field of winemaking. Term fermentation maceration and it significantly reduced, and the duration of exposure of wine he brought only two years.
Since the mid-seventies to the end of the eighties of the XX century Renato Ratti becomes a key figure in the development of winemaking in the region, creating a set of laws and regulations. He was appointed president of the Barolo Consortium and Director of the Consortium of Asti. It is thanks to his hard work, Barolo won worldwide recognition, going to the world level. After the sudden death of Renato Ratti, a company headed by his very young son Pietro, who had just graduated from the School of Enology in Alba. It was from his arrival to the present day economy is undergoing restructuring and large-scale expansion. In 2002, construction began on a new winery. Features of construction and design will be the most favorable influence on the aging of wine.
"The uniqueness of the origin of a particular sub-region, the classification of different wines, endurance and proper production, which provides flexibility, durability and elegance - these are three basic concepts that I believe the new style of winemaking» (Renato Ratti, 1971).