2013 BOVIO BAROLO DOCG
$92.00

Producer: Gianfranco Bovio

Grape: Nebbiolo 100%

Pronunciation: “Nebi-oh-lo”

Region: Piedmont, Italy

Zone: DOCG Barolo

Producer Info:

Located at the heart of the Barolo growing area it is run by the third generation of wine producers in the Bovio family, who were originally from the Annunziata hamlet.The production includes two Barolo crus - Arborina and Gattera - and a classic-style Barolo made from grapes grown on vineyards in La Morra, Barolo and Castiglione Falletto,

Tasting note: Sweet cherry and strawberry fruit is shaded by rose, incense and spice notes in this firm red, which has a dense, grainy texture and a long finish

Growing System: Guyot

Soil Composition: Calcarous-clayey

Production: Fermentation on the skins in steel for around 12-15 days at a controlled temperature

Ageing: 12 months in barrels that have had several fills, 12 months in Slavonian oak casks, 6 months in concrete tanks and 6 months in the bottle

Alcohol (%) 14%

Wine Review:

"Sweet cherry and strawberry fruit is shaded by rose, incense and spice notes in this firm red, which has a dense, grainy texture and a long finish. Best from 2020 through 2035." Wine Spectator