Tenuta Carretta S.r.l.

Località Carretta, 2 , 12040 Piobesi d'Alba (CN)
Italy

Telephone +39 0173 619119
Fax +39 0173 619931
info@tenutacarretta.it

This company is main exhibitor of

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 15 / C77
 Interactive Plan

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ProWein 2017 hall map (Hall 15): stand C77

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ProWein 2017 fairground map: Hall 15

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.01  Europe
  • 01.01.03  Bulgaria
  • 01.01.03.05  Trakiiska nizina
  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.01  Europe
  • 01.01.09  Italy
  • 01.01.09.13  Piemont

Our products

Product category: Piemont

Gavi del Comune di Gavi "Monserito"

Gavi is a town in Alessandria province, Piedmont, situated on the Lemme river, and it is from Cortese grapes grown on its sunny hillsides that the prestigious “Gavi del Comune di Gavi DOCG” wine is made. We chose the name of the town’s ancient “Monserito” quarter for our Gavi di Gavi selection. Here, in the early Middle Ages, lived the French Princess Gavina, who gave her name to the town. The pleasant, delicate nature of this wine brings to mind the French phrase “Mon chèri”, which is the origin of the name of the quarter at the foot of Gavi castle.

Grapes: 100 % Cortese
Yield per hectare: 80 ql.
Refining: this wine does not need refining. In the spring, a few weeks after bottling, it is already ready for drinking
Colour: straw-yellow with greenish highlights
Bouquet: very intense and delicate, characteristic
Taste: dry, harmonious flavour, good structure with intense exotic fruit and citrus notes
Pairing: appetizers, fish dishes, first courses

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Product category: Trakiiska nizina, Piemont

Roero Arneis "Cayega" Docg

Roero’s oldest, most fascinating white varietal, the name Arneis probably comes from “Bric Renesio”, the rise near Tenuta Carretta.

Grapes: 100% Arneis

Yield per hectare: 90 ql.

Refining: after alcoholic fermentation this wine remains in contact with its sediment for a short time to increase its complexity, aromatic quality and fullness. As soon as it has clarified, it is bottled, and after just a few weeks the wine is ready for consumption

Colour: straw-yellow with greenish highlights

Bouquet: fruity and floral, ample and persistent

Taste: harmonious, well-structured, pleasantly persistent and drinkable

Pairing: appetizers, seafood, soups, pasta dishes, white meats

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Product category: Trakiiska nizina, Piemont

Langhe Favorita Doc

Tenuta Carretta has been in the forefront of the Favorita varietal revival. This wine, made according to Roero traditions, perfectly expresses the everyday pleasure of conviviality.

Grapes: 100% Favorita

Yield per hectare: 100 ql.

Refining: to preserve the freshness and fruity nature of this wine, it is kept in stainless steel containers until bottling. A few weeks after bottling, the wine expresses all its qualities

Colour: straw-yellow with a hint of greenish highlights

Bouquet: flowers and exotic fruit, ample and persistent

Taste: pleasant, aromatic, fresh and elegant

Pairing: excellent as an aperitif. Various appetizers, vegetable and fish soups

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About us

Company details

The name Carretta derives from the word “car”, which means stone, so it came naturally to give the name Carretta to the nearby chalk bank that surfaces a few dozen metres from the entrance to the Estate and runs east for about a kilometre.

Records confirm that an early nucleus of cultivated lands already existed at the beginning of the 12th century, later belonging to the De Braydas, the lords of Piobesi. These plots, that lay between the Podio and Bric Paradiso in Piobesi d’Alba, were planted with vines or used to raise cattle. Two hundred years later, the De Braydas were succeeded by the Damiano family, lords of Priocca, who continued to buy up the surrounding plots and expand their property. The imposing Podio that overlooks Tenuta Carretta and the surrounding territory, a true “natural amphitheatre”, are mentioned in a document from 1594, once more confirming the winegrowing vocation of this terrain. At the beginning of the 19th century, the entire property passed into the hands of the Counts Roero, whose coat of arms still stands out at the entrance to the Estate.

Revival of the Estate began in 1985, when the Miroglio family decided to buy it and restore it to its former glory. Inspired by the beauty of the hillsides, the family immediately began producing quality wines according to respected tranditions, but also with an attentive eye on progress and new market requirements.

Tenuta Carretta is considered one of the most prestigious of the Roero and Langhe wineries, and its 70 hectares also make it one of the biggest.

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