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[PRE ARRIVAL] Bongiovanni Barolo "Pernanno" DOCG 2016 (Piedmont, Italy)
Bongiovanni Barolo "Pernanno" DOCG 2016 (Piedmont, Italy)

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Winery: Bongiovanni
Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Region: Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
Vintage: 2016
Bottle Size: 750 ml


Press / Wine Critic's Reviews
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About this wine:
Intense red with garnet highlights. Very complex bouquet with notes of tobacco and mint that burst forth on the palate, resulting in an ideal balance of robustness, elegance and roundness.

From a single vineyard known as "Pernanno" in the Castiglione Falletto district, located 380 meters (1,250 feet) above sea level with southeastern exposure and silt and clay soil; low Guyot - trained vines with a density of 4,0 00 - 4,500 vines per hectare (1,620 - 1,821 per acre); vines are about 35 - 45 years old.

Aging: Aged in 225 - liter French barrique for about 24 months and then in bottle for three months.

Ratings and Reviews

94 Points - James Suckling (2015 Vintage):
"Assertive oak influence that is well-matched to the intense and powerful fruit. The nose is filled with ripe red to black cherries and hints of orange zest. There’s an open weave to the tannins that tightens handsomely into the finish. Shows class. Try from 2023." - (January 25, 2019)

Antonio Galloni's Vinous
(2015 Vintage):
"Dark cherry, plum, chocolate, licorice and sweet spice all give the 2015 Barolo Pernanno a good deal of forward appeal to match its succulent, open-knit personality. The ripeness and radiance of the year come through loud and clear in this lush yet mid-weight Barolo. In 2015, the Pernanno comes across as a bit simple and built for the near-term, but, then again, these wines have a track record of aging gracefully. So, let's see what happens." - Antonio Galloni (Feb 2019)

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