Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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| 83 MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) ITA l Y : P I e D mo NT T H e Ma ST e R OF Ra V e R a O ver the last 25 years, the Cogno family has been fine- tuning, mapping out, and learning the intricacies of the Ravera vineyard. This, together with the rise in temperatures due to global warming, presented v alter Fissore (the current head of the Cogno family winery) with the perfect expositions, trained vines, and know- how to create a portfolio of amazing wines from Ravera's best parcels. We've all witnessed the attention this cru is receiving, as new wines appear with each passing vintage. Ravera is one of the hottest locations in Barolo today, yet few can compete with e lvio Cogno. The 2013 e lvio Cogno Ravera Barolo has been hailed as one of the top wines of the 2013 vintage. Hailing from a choice parcel within the vineyard, Cogno's Ravera enjoys a traditional treatment of long macerations and aging in large Slavonian oak casks. It is a gorgeous example of traditionally-styled Barolo. A wine that only the m aster of Ravera could bring us. ✦ e lvio Cogno Barolo Ravera 2013 W a 95 » $76 "...A stunningly precise expression of Nebbiolo that shows exceptionally well in this vintage." Monica Larner (1558312) T H e Ta LK OF TH e T OWN R ecently, there's been a lot of talk about the progress being made by e nzo Boglietti. The Boglietti family started out as farmers in l a m orra raising produce, grazing cattle for milk, and, of course, farming grapes from some of the best vineyards in the region. It wasn't until 1991 that the inspiring words of their friends Alessandro Fantino, Roberto v oerzio, Andrea o berto and e raldo v iberti convinced them to start bottling their own wine, and the style of wine they convinced e nzo Boglietti to create was that of low yields and new wood. That was over twenty-five years ago, and today a lot has changed at e nzo Boglietti. First came attention to detail and organic practices in the vineyards. Next was the focus on the vines, with high- density planting instead of severely dropping fruit. In the winery, the purity and terroir of the vineyard was maintained through the use of wild yeast fermentation. Next came the extended macerations and lastly, a drastic reduction of new wood in the winery. These changes were in full effect just in time for the celebrated 2013 vintage. The Barolo Brunate is a classic in the making. ✦ e nzo Boglietti Barolo Brunate 2013 JS 94 » $82 "...Blackberry and floral...Full to medium body, a lovely center palate and a refined & polished finish." James Suckling (1559038)

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