Wine Borgogno, Barolo Riserva DOCG, 1996
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Reviews of purchase Borgogno, Barolo Riserva DOCG, 1996
The wine is dark garnet red color with orange highlights.
Dryish taste wines combined with excellent structure and a good balance has a strict, aristocratic character. Starting fresh fruit wine is replaced by a sense of spicy saltiness, and then goes into a long finish, decorated with shades of orange peel.
The aroma of wine at first glance seems shy and subdued, but he gradually acquires complexity and richness, is reflected in the colors of undergrowth, ripe berries, tobacco, dried herbs and flowers.
The wine goes well with red meat - fried or grilled and game.
Barolo Riserva wine made from Nebbiolo grapes grown in different vineyards in Barolo at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. Traditional fermentation was carried out under strictly controlled temperature of 23-25 ° C for 10-20 days, then the wine is aged in Slavonian oak barrels for 3 years. After bottling of dark glass wine matures in a cool cellar of the winery at least 2 years. Before use, it is recommended to decant the wine.
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.