2017 Borgogno Barolo

Pure elegance and finesse on display from this historic Barolo producer. They are in scintillating form again in 2017 with trademark delicate aromatics and powerhouse tannins.

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A true classic here from one of the original producers in Barolo.

The Borgogno Barolo hails from five of the most prestigious vineyards in and around the village of Barolo. The vineyards are Cannubi, Cannubi San Lorenzo, Fossati, Liste, San Pietro delle Viole - an envious roll call and some very serious territory for producing this stunning Nebbiolo representative of both the region and the vintage.

Borgogno have never faultered in their commitment to producing wines in a traditional mould. This approach is paying serious dividends at the moment as the wines continue to rise above the pack.

This is the classic, traditional "Formula" used by the ancient Barolo Families to produce a Barolo which embraces and melts each of the peculiar characters of the different vineyards and terroirs of the Barolo area.

The Barolo Classic Borgogno is made by the combination of the grapes coming from five of the most prestigious vineyards of the Barolo area: Cannubi, Cannubi San Lorenzo, Fossati, Liste, San Pietro delle Viole.

This is not just a Barolo, it is much more. It fully reflects the elegance and the power of a real Barolo from the Village of Barolo..

94 Points - "Classic Borgogno perfume, even from a hot year. Pressed roses, almond paste, red fruit, a smattering of dried herb and orange. Medium-bodied, red fruit, cherry, nutty flavour, but also quite fine and fresh, some brick dust tannin with a subtle orange peel bitterness, juicy cherry and fine dusty grip on a long fresh finish. A little more chewy and rugged than the 2016, but still offers the classic Borgogno experience. 2023-2033+. " - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

92 Points - "Pale garnet with brick tints. On the nose, there are classic sour cherry fruit, orange peel, fennel and chalk dust aromas, while any barrel influence is barely discernible. Whilst the wine is only just medium-bodied, the palate has bright and tangy fruit, blood orange, a hint of sweet spice and ultra-fine tannins. The finish is deceptively long. This is old school Barolo and an excellent introduction to the style, approachable now or one for the cellar." - Steve Blandford (The Real Review)

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