2019 Borgogno Barolo

Highly Rated
Pure elegance and finesse on display from this historic Barolo producer.

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Sale price$109.99
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In stock, ready to ship, only 2 units left

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Description

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.

95 Points - "A great vintage for Barolo, and if you want ‘classic’ Barolo, then this is it. Best since 2016. These wines don’t seem to get the acclaim that I’d expect from most international critics, and I’m kind of at a loss to work out why? Still, in this country at least, I’m Il Re di Barolo, so there is that! This if from Cannubi, Cannubi San Lorenzo, Fossati, Liste and San Pietro delle Viole. Importer: Mondo Imports

Strawberry, red cherry, spearmint, camphor and liquorice root, dried roses, a little baking spice and orange rind. It’s medium to full-bodied, svelte and fresh, red fruits and mint, a little orange peel, but such fragrance and energy, with dry but supple emery board and tea leaf tannin, a juicy flavour, yet tight and controlled, really quite ‘mineral’ and the finish is gently dusty and long, with so much perfume, spiced biscuit and quiet ferrous grip. This is very much a ‘classic’ wine, and I reckon it will age magnificently. In short, this is the style of wine that represents the Barolo sub-region to great effect." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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