Francesco Borgogno Langhe Nebbiolo 2013
We make wine produced exclusively from grapes coming from our own vineyards that lie in one of the best positions of La Morra: “cru” Brunate. Our family has used its experience towards obtaining high quality wines while respecting tradition and environment fully. Our work has always been based on few and simple production rules, keeping all the traditional passages that render our wines genuine and unchanged.
The emotional attachment to this land and to these vineyards has been handed down from father to son. Today, Francesco Borgogno’s sons (Giancarlo and Claudio) direct the winery, flanked by Claudio’s wife Silvia.
Together they check every step in the production of their wine starting with the vineyards and following with the winemaking and the care of the cellar.
Attracting the most glory, prestige and fame to the Piedmont region, Nebbiolo in all of its expressions—Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero, Ghemme and Gattinara—creates a complex wine, truly unique for its delicate qualities combined with strength and a great potential to improve over time.
But Nebbiolo isn’t all there is to red wine from Piedmont! Barbera is the most planted variety and historically most popular as a dependable, food-friendly, everyday wine.
Beyond these two, a surprising number of red varieties call Piedmont their home. Worth a try include Dolcetto for its bold concentration and aromas of spice cake. Other grapes to investigate include Freisa, Croatina, Brachetto, Grignolino and Pelaverga.