Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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80 i t A l Y : bA rolo c oupled with the rise in temperatures due to global warming, the sudden growth in the popularity of r avera has generated much-deserved attention for the Cogno winery. Cogno's late-release b arolo b ricco p ernice comes from a parcel within r avera, which runs parallel to the vines of v ietti. Cogno had realized the importance of this section of r avera long before current trends caught up. t he b ricco p ernice sees a traditional treatment of long macerations, aging in large s lavonian oak casks and then a further resting for 18 months in bottle before release. i t is a gorgeous example of traditionally-styled b arolo from one of the top vineyards in the region. ✦ e lvio Cogno Barolo Bricco Pernice 2010 AG 96+ » $95 " i ntense, soaring aromatics, nuanced fruit and silky tannins...all about finesse...will drink beautifully for years to come." (1550176) The r ise o F r aver a Through the last 25 years, the Cogno family has been fine-tuning and learning the intricacies of the Ravera vineyard.

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