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2016 Cogno, Elvio - Barolo Ravera
$550.00
3L | SKU 84320
4 Available
WA
97+
Ratings and Reviews

Of the many great contributions made by the winemaking team at Elvio Cogno, perhaps the greatest is the importance they brought to the Ravera cru of Novello. Little-known before their efforts, this vineyard has risen in high regard in recent years and continues to show impressive potential. The 2016 Barolo Ravera offers an important education in why this site deserves the spotlight. The wine shows terrific balance and depth, with rich fruit aromas framed by smoke, tar, ferrous earth and tangy licorice. The tannins are softly contoured, and the wine moves over the palate with profound length. Interestingly, two Nebbiolo clones, Lampia and Michet, are blended to make this wine. Some 15,000 bottles are hitting the market now.

 

Monica Larner - Wine Advocate 97+
Producer
Country
Italy
Region
Piemonte
Appellation
Barolo
Type
Red
Variety
Nebbiolo

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