Wine Borgogno, Barolo Riserva DOCG, 1988
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Reviews of purchase Borgogno, Barolo Riserva DOCG, 1988
The wine is dark garnet color with dark orange highlights.
This full-bodied wine has a pleasant balanced taste with rounded and velvety tannins and a long finish with hints of licorice.
Rich, complex flavor of the wine reveals notes of spices, which are ideally combined with hints of caramel and oak.
The wine goes well with red meat - roasted meat, grilled meat and game. Recommended decanting before serving.
Wine Barolo Riserva 1988 vintage is made from Nebbiolo grapes grown in the southern and south-eastern part of the vineyards Liste, Cannubi, Cannubi San Lorenzo, Fossati San Pietro delle Viole in Barolo at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. Foundation soil is calcareous loam region. Winter 1988 was dry with fairly low temperatures, and spring - cold and wet. Favorable weather occurred only in the summer and continued until the end of October. The harvest took place from 18 to 27 October. Traditional maceration with regular immersion wort hats conducted under strictly controlled temperature at 23-25 ° C for 10-20 days, then the wine is aged in large Slavonian oak barrels for 3 years. After bottling in June 1992, the wine matures in a cool cellar of the winery at least 2 years. Before use, it is recommended to decant the wine. Possible loss of light precipitate, which can be optionally immediately prior to use to remove the beverage.
Name of winery "Giacomo Borgono" was first mentioned in official documents in 1848, but judging by the family chronicle winery was founded by Bartolomeo Borgono in 1671. Sacred Tradition Home "Giacomo Borgono" - leaving most of the wines of the best vintages for further maturation in the cellars of the winery. Over the years, they get a great flavor and exceptional balanced roundness. Each bottle must be checked before the wine gets to the consumer.
Vineyards "Giacomo Borgogno & Figli", the total area of 40 hectares, located on the top four areas of Barolo appellation: Kannubi, sheet, Fossati and San Pietro. The vineyards are grown mostly local grape varieties: Nebbiolo, Dolcetto and Barbera. Despite the fact that this small farm, excellent quality wines earned him worldwide recognition and fame. Wine "Giacomo Borgono and Fili" repeatedly chosen for diplomatic banquets: they served at the celebration of the unification of Italy in 1861, and during the official visit of the Russian Tsar Nicholas II.