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 historical farm in the family village and restored it to its former glory. Today the winery nestles in a breathtaking landscape between the hills and the sky. At sunset on clear days, a wonderful turquoise horizon frames the farm like a painting. Hence the name of this exceptional wine land: 'Petorchino', or blue feet.
The Cogno family has been making wine in the Langhe area for four generations: the values of history and tradition handed down by father Elvio are enhanced by the freshness and innovation introduced by his daughter Nadia and her husband Valter Fissore.
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Bright ruby red in color with deep violet highlights. The perfume is immediate and intense, uncompromisingly vinous and persistent. It is redolent of grape must which, on aging, develops sensations of red forest fruits. The bouquet is dry and full-bodied, elegant and round, with notes of fruit and... more
Ruby red in color with light garnet highlights. This wine has a great finesse on the nose, harmonious and complex. Sensations of ripe red fruit, typical of Nebbiolo, with spicy undertones. Enveloping tannins, great elegance and persistence on the palate. more
Brilliant garnet-red in colour with orange highlights. Firm, elegant and
potent on the nose, it has scents of dog rose, mint and tobacco, scents
which meld in the course of time into spice, coffee, liquorice, truffle,
leather and minerals. A full-bodied, rounded bouquet of great structure
Brilliant garnet-red in color with orange highlights. Firm, elegant and potent on the nose, it has scents of dog rose, mint and tobacco, scents which meld in the course of time into spice, coffee, licorice, truffle,
leather and minerals. A full-bodied, rounded bouquet of great structure and... more
Barolo Ravera is produced with the grapes of the most important cru in
Novello, a guarantee of fine aromas, sapid flavour and great
complexity. The mainly calcareous soil of this historical vineyard adds
elegance and structure to the wine, making it ideal for ageing.
Only a few great wines... more
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