Ercole Piemonte DOC Rosato 2023


Ercole Barbera del Monferrato is a red natural wine made from 100% Barbera grapes grown within the Barbera del Monferrato DOC appellation area of Piedmont. Importer's notes: "Many folks know the Barbera grape for its bright acidity, and this wine is no exception to the rule. Far less known is the fact that Monferrato’s most prestigious zones are dedicated to Barbera plantings. (The very opposite holds true in the Langhe, where Nebbiolo reigns supreme.) Typically planted to southern exposure, these vineyards yield wines of great depth and balance."

Wine Type:, Red
Wine Style:, Light Body
Vintage:, 2021
Country:, Italy
Region:, Piedmont
Bottle Size:, 1L

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Producer profile


Ercole, named after the English equivalent "Hercules," emerges from a cooperative of local growers in the Monferrato region. These cultivators, committed to sustainable farming, harvest their fruit every autumn. This practice results in creating organic wines that truly embody the characteristics of their region and time. Such cooperatives play a vital role across Italy, upholding native grape varieties and age-old winemaking traditions.

The cooperative behind Ercole specializes in managing vineyards with 30 to 50-year-old vines. All growers align with the European Union's sustainable agriculture standards, known as "lotta integrata" or "lutte raisonnée". Many of these cultivators have achieved organic certification. Importantly, they avoid systemic or chemical treatments, limiting their use to minimal copper and sulfur applications. The entire process of making Ercole, from vinification to bottling, meets certified vegan standards, ensuring a wine that is authentic to its roots and environmentally conscious.

Wine region

Piedmont, Italy

Frequently asked question

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What is natural wine?

What is natural wine?

Natural wine is a type of wine made in small batches from hand-harvested organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the cellar.
What is Biodynamics?

What is Biodynamics?

Biodynamic wine is wine made with grapes farmed biodynamically. Biodynamic farming is a holistic approach to farming.
What is organic wine?

What is organic wine?

Organic wine is made with grapes farmed organically. Organic farming is a type of farming alternative to conventional farming.
What is vegan wine?

What is vegan wine?

Vegan wine is wine made without using animal products during the fining phase of the clarification process. Before wine is bottled it is usually clarified.