Barolo Riserva DOCG 2016 - Virna Borgogno
Complex Refined Noble
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The Barolo Riserva DOCG by Virna Borgogno embodies the essence of Piedmont, an Italian region renowned for its winemaking excellence. Produced through traditional methods, this wine stands out for its complexity and depth. On the nose, it unveils a rich bouquet of ripe red fruits, spices, and a touch of cedar. On the palate, its solid structure offers notes of plum, clove, and sage, supported by well-structured tannins. The wood aging adds further nuances, making this wine an ideal candidate for aging. Perfect for special occasions, it pairs beautifully with red meat dishes and aged cheeses. A wine that not only delights the palate but also tells a story, that of Italian passion and craftsmanship.
Denomination: Barolo Riserva DOCG
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Region: Piedmont (IT), Barolo (CN)
Refinement: French oak barrels
Serving temperature: 16/18°C
Alcohol content: 15% 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.