Barolo del Comune di Barolo DOCG 2017 - Virna Borgogno
Refined Complex Noble
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The Barolo del Comune di Barolo DOCG by Virna Borgogno embodies the essence of Piedmont, crafted from carefully selected Nebbiolo grapes. This wine stands out for its elegance and power, a perfect balance that makes it irresistible. To the eye, the wine presents itself with an intense ruby red color. On the nose, you'll pick up notes of ripe red fruits, baking spices, and cedar. The palate is dense and solid, offering flavors of plum, clove, and sage. The aging in wood adds extraordinary complexity, enriching the olfactory profile with nuances of coffee and chocolate. Ideal for savoring on special occasions, it pairs wonderfully with red meats and aged cheeses.
Denomination: Barolo del Comune di Barolo DOCG
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Region: Piedmont (IT), Barolo (CN)
Refinement: French oak carats
Serving temperature: 16/18°C
Alcohol content: 14.5% vol.
The Virna Borgogno company is one of the most historic wineries in the Langhe and in particular in Barolo. Still owned by the Borgogno family, it is now managed by the two sisters Virna and Ivana. Located in the municipality of Barolo, in the iconic Cannubi area, the estate extends over 10 hectares in Barolo with the Cannubi, Sarmassa and Preda vineyards and the Barolo Classico "NOI" vineyards come from the municipalities of Novello, Monforte and La Morra.
The vinification is followed by Virna, the first female winemaker, using both small and large aging barrels with and without toasting. The goal is to produce unique, delicate and pleasant wines respecting the typicality of Nebbiolo and the great terroir.