Borgogno Barolo Riserva 2003

£95.00

A mature Barolo that is a delight! There is still a little fruit left, but mushrooms, forest floor, rose and spice mesh into a sensous, complete wine. Enjoy at the table, and forget any thoughts of enjoying a different wine after you've drunk this...

Borgogno needs very little introduction. This historic estate sits in the centre of Barolo and has always produced benchmark, traditional Barolo wines. Established in 1761, by Bartolomeo Borgogno, this estate was one of the first producers in the area; however, it was in 1920 when Cesare Borgogno took over management that the winery's direction and destination was really changed forever. Cesare started to export his wines but also had the vision to keep aside at least half of the production, with the idea of releasing it after a minimum of 20 years ageing. Due to this decision, Borgogno has an unprecedented collection of older vintages held back in their cellar.

Today, the estate is managed by Andrea Farinetti after it was acquired by his family in 2008. This young winemaker is combining both the history and traditions of this estate with a modern approach. The result is absolutely fantastic wines.