2016 Elvio Cogno Barolo Cascina Nuova (750ml)

Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy

B-21 Top Recommendation
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“The 2016 vintage is epic, presenting outstanding results across the board. Following the underdog 2014 vintage and the highly praised but uneven 2015 vintage, these releases from 2016 are downright monolithic in their excellence. The 2010 vintage comes close to 2016, thanks to that careful balance of elegance and power, but 2016 achieves almost startling focus and purity that puts it ahead.”
– Monica Larner, Wine Advocate

96WE
94WA

Rose, woodland berry and baking spice shape the nose along with crushed mint notes on this fragrant red. The savory, polished palate boasts succulent raspberry, ripe strawberry and white pepper before taut tannins and bright acidity reveal a firm, elegant structure. Star anise lingers on the finish. Drink 2023–2036.

96 points, Kerin O'Keefe, Wine Enthusiast (Sep 2020)

Of the four Elvio Cogno Baroli out on the market now, this wine is the most immediate and accessible of the bunch. Production is an ample 20,000 bottles. The 2016 Barolo Cascina Nuova is a terrific wine with impeccable balance. The bouquet offers dark fruit aromas, licorice, smoke, tar and spice. These aromatic pieces slide together with precision to create an intriguing and multifaceted puzzle. It shows good fruit weight and concentration, reinforced by firm tannins, freshness and a silky mouthfeel. This is a terrific go-to Barolo from a classic vintage. The wine is fermented in stainless steel and then ages for two years in botte grande made with Slavonian oak.

94 points, Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (Jul 2020)

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%
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