Schioppettino (skee-oh-pet-TEE-noh) a native grape variety rarely seen outside of Friuli, having been saved from near extinction, and now regaining the respect and recognition it once enjoyed. The finest expressions of this grape come from the Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC, and Rodaro's "Romain" label takes the grape's potential even further, utilizing an appassimento style of winemaking applied only in the very best vintages. The resulting wines are dry
An indication of sweetness
Sweetness in a wine can result from residual sugar (RS) which is the unfermented grape sugars left over in the wine after fermentation has completed, or it can result from the addition of concentrated grape must prior to bottling in the case of sparkling wine production.
level found on the label of sparkling wine. This expression will have noticeable sweetness with 17-32 grams of residual sugar per liter (g/L). AKA "Sec"
but rich in fruit and complexity. Paolo Rodaro, a 6th generation winemaker upholds a strong sense of responsibility to his heritage which shows in his committment to his vineyards and the classic wines of this region. Sustainable
Sustainable viticulture is the journey of continually improving one's ability to minimize farming's environmental and social footprints by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides in order to to promote soil health, with an ethos that also takes into account energy use, water use, farm biodiversity, climate change and worker welfare and safety are issues.