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Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
Barolo Bricco Pernice, named after a rock on which courting partridges
build their nests, is the very latest wine from Cogno. The fruit of years
and years of hard work, it is a desire that has come true. A project —
a wine from the finest vineyard in Novello, in the most historic part of
the Ravera cru, where the exceptional microclimate makes for superb
Barolo — dreamt of by Elvio and achieved by Valter.
Barolo Bricco Pernice is the latest chapter in a story — Elvio Cogno's — that began in La Morra. An expression of all the technical and stylistic
precepts of the maestro himself, it fully deserves its place in the 'Riserva di Elvio'.
A peculiar characteristic of Barolo Bricco Pernice is its enveloping softness, capable at once of revealing all the allure and potency of Bricco Ravera.
Ruby to garnet red in colour. Intense notes of violet accompanied by a
hint of damp soil, ripe red fruit and subtle spiciness. Harmonious and
well structured on the palate with incisive yet fine, soft tannins.
Already elegant and alluring when young, its silkiness and, above all,
its complexity allow it to age as only great wines know how.
"The 2005 Barolo Bricco Pernice is a new wine made from a parcel of the Ravera vineyard in Novello. It is another big, imposing wine imbued with masses of dark fruit, leather, spices and menthol. A modern expression of ripeness meets a traditional interpretation of structure in this rich, compelling Barolo. Sweet, balsamic notes carry through to the long finish. The Bricco Pernice spent 24 months in 25-30 hectoliter oak casks. Simply put, this is an awesome bottle of Barolo. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. 93+Points."
The Wine Advocate
"Scents of raspberries and truffles combine in this sophisticated, formidable wine. The tannins feel cool and fruit driven, earthy and dark red, their structural strength, more delicate than extracted. This grows on a five-acre parcel int the Ravera cru ot Novello, where Cogno farms the Lampia clone of nebbiolo at an elevation of 1,250 feet"
Wine & Spirits
"Barolo Bricco Pernice shows elegant and
sophisticated layers of forest fruit, cassis, cola, granite
and light smoke. The tannins are firm, drying and
would help pair this pretty wine with creamy wild
The Elvio Cogno winery sits on the top of Bricco Ravera, a hill near Novello in the Langhe area of Piedmont, one of the eleven communes in which Barolo is produced. The cellar is housed in an 18th-century manor farm surrounded by 11 hectares of land, all occupied by vineyards.
After a long and fruitful partnership with Marcarini at La Morra, in 1990 Cogno bought a splendid...Read More About Elvio Cogno
(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...Read More About Piedmont
The King of Piedmont
Nebbiolo is the key grape in the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. It is not the
most planted variety, but it does make the most distinctive and age-worthy wines. Native to
Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has
long been the honored red grape of Northern Italy...Read More About Nebbiolo
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