2015 Roagna Barolo Pira

Piemonte, Italy

One of the most prized jewels in the Roagna crown, this classic Barolo will cellar beautifully for decades to come.



A charmer.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Pira is the famous Cru Barolo release from the Roagna family.

Pira sits on a South East facing slope in Castiglione Falletto on the side of Serralunga and Perno. While the vineyard is split into six distinct micro plot, this bottling comes from vines aged 25-50 years old.

It's farmed with the utmost respect for the soils and vines and made with the utmost respect for tradition.

Aged in mature casks for around five years before bottling, this is a classic Barolo, dripping with power and intensity. They are wines that will evolve in the cellar over two decades of more.

Alfredo and Luca Roagna
Alfredo and Luca Roagna
Barbaersco, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

The grapes are normally harvested in mid-October, when they are perfectly physiologically ripe. The harvest is manual, in small boxes. Before being vinified, the grapes follow 2 further manual selections aimed at checking their perfect integrity.

Fermentation takes place exclusively in wooden vats , thanks to a pied de cuve of indigenous yeasts . It lasts for about ten days. Subsequently, the ancient maceration technique of the submerged cap splint is applied, which lasts for 2 months / 2 and a half months (60 - 75 days).

The wine then ages in a neutral oak barrel for about 5 years. Bottle production is limited, with less than 15,000 bottles per thousandth. On the label you can find the total number of bottles produced.

Blend : Nebbiolo (100%)
ABV : 12.50%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Fine perfume of dried flowers, maybe even chamomile, cherries dusted in cocoa, mint, tobacco and sweet spices. Almost juicy red fruits, blood orange and cinnamon, cool acidity, fine chalk dust tannin, pulls a bit more savoury and earthy on a long and fresh finish sprinkled with amaro herbs and almond. A charmer." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


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