Elvio Cogno - Italy - Piedmont

Barolo Bricco Pernice - 2009

Price : 93.00$
Grape Variety : Nebbiolo  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 12619409  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 

Tasting :

Aromas of white truffles, blackberries and earth. Ample cherry fruit graces this round red, which starts out supple. Full body with firm tannins and a juicy finish. Enormous textural depth and opulent layering. It caresses the palate thanks to its smooth, rich consistency. Mineral highlights come on the heels of dark fruit and spice.

Wine Pairing :

Game, red meat (grilled or roasted), strong cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Nebbiolo 100%
  • Age of vines : 25-70 years
  • Yield of vines : 5 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : Drip
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 30 days
  • Maturation : Old (3-8 years) Slovanian oak cask during 24 months. 18 months in bottle. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : indigenous
  • Fining : not filtered
  • Cellar : 20-30 years
  • Decanting : 3h

See the Press Review


Vintage 2014

  • James Suckling: 92 pts.

VINTAGE 2009

  • JAMES SUCKLING: 92 PTS.
  • WINE SPECTATOR: 90 PTS.
  • WINE ADVOCATE- R. PARKER: 94 PTS.
  • ANTONIO GALLONI: 93 PTS.

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