|Residents||347 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density||44 inhabitants / km²|
Rocchetta Palafea is a municipality with 347 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the Italian province of Asti (AT), Piedmont region . The neighboring municipalities are Bistagno , Calamandrana , Cassinasco , Castel Boglione , Montabone and Sessame .
The municipal area covers an area of seven km² .
In Rocchette Palafea, Dolcetto vines are grown for Dolcetto d'Asti , a red wine with DOC status. The berries of the Pinot Noir and / or Chardonnay grape varieties can be used to make Alta Langa sparkling wine . The Muscat grape for the Asti Spumante , a sweet DOCG sparkling wine with a low alcohol content, and for the still wine Moscato d'Asti is also grown here. The lovely sparkling wine Brachetto d'Acqui is made from the Brachetto grape variety . In Rocchetta Palafea, vines of the Barbera variety are also grown for the Barbera d'Asti , a red wine with DOCG status, as well as for the Barbera del Monferrato .
- Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
- Information at comuni-italiani.it (Italian)