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Borgogno Barolo Riserva DOCG 1996/1997/1998/2003/2005

Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

 

Alcohol: 13.5% Vol

 

Vinification:Temperate winter followed by a cool spring with few precipitations. The summer was characterized by hot temperatures followed by cooler weather condition in August. Temperature ranges during the months of September and October helped the accumulation of sugars and aromatic substances in the grape. Regular fermentation for 15 days and submerged cap maceration for 30 days;racking off in the middle of November. Aging: six years in Slavonia oak barrels with a further refining in bottle for 6 months.

 

Colour: Intense garnet red

 

Bouquet: A muscular, compact Barolo, offering meaty aromas of tar, with hints of licorice in the background. A cherry note comes forward with air.

 

Taste: Rich on the palate and dense with tannins, this remains monolithic and somewhat closed.

Borgogno Barolo Riserva DOCG 1996/1997/1998/2003/2005

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