Elvio Cogno - Italy - Piedmont

Barolo Ravera - 2012

Price : 74.25$
Grape Variety : Nebbiolo  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 13210445  
Inventaire : Signature  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"Cherry and raspberry flavors mingle with earth, licorice and tar notes. This red cuts a broad swath, presenting a dense texture and muscular tannins, finishing fresh and delineated, with accents of leather and black tea." BS Wine Spectator

Wine Pairing :

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

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Nebbiolo (100%)
  • Age of vines : 50 years
  • Yield of vines : 5 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : Drip
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : 15 days of maceration and fermentation, post fermentation maceration for 30 days with submerged cap
  • Maturation : 10 years old Slovanian oak cask during 24 months. 6 months in bottle. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Not filtered
  • Cellar : 15-25 years
  • Decanting : 3h

See the Press Review


Vintage 2012

  • Wine Advocate - R.Parker : 92 pts.
  • Wine Spectator : 93 pts.

Vintage 2010

  • James Suckling: 93 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 94 pts.
  • Wine Advocate- R. Parker: 93 pts.
  • Jancis Robinson: 17.5/20 “Impressionant”
  • Antonio Galloni: 95 pts.
  • Wine Enthusiast: 95 pts.

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