2014 Barbera d'Alba Bricco Merli, Elvio Cogno

This is almost Pinot Noir-like in elegance and prettiness, with expansive fruit and a fine texture.

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Bottle
In stock
£18.50
Case, 6 Bottles
In stock
£111.00
6 bottles available from £181.68 per case, 6 bottles
Case, 6 Bottles
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£181.68

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Barbera d'Alba (DOC), Piedmont, Italy (North West), Italy
  • Grape
    Barbera
  • Maturity
    Ready 2016 - 2021
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    13.5%
  • Classification
    DOCG - Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
2014 Barbera d'Alba Bricco Merli, Elvio Cogno
Elvio Cogno

The man who gave this sought-after estate its name sadly passed away in 2016, but Elvio Cogno’s daughter Nadia and son-in-law Valter Fissore are continuing his work. Valter focusses on the vineyard, with the belief that great wine can only be made with perfect grapes. It’s not just Nebbiolo that soars with such care in the vineyards: Valter’s Barberas rival all those in the land. His pre-Phylloxera example, from vines over 100 years old, elevates the Barbera grape to a whole new level.

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