“Gorgeous aromas of prune, raisin, coffee and wild herb emerge as soon as the cork is pulled, while in time, complex layers of undergrowth, chocolate and damp earth sprout forth. On the palate this is rich and powerful; warm alcohol and ripe helpings of black fruit dominate while the finish is smooth and polished, almost responsibly hedonistic.”
“A ripe and fruity nose, dominated somewhat by barrique. Integration on the palate is good however and the finish delivers a rounded, soft feeling of berry fruit, chocolate, coffee with moderate acidity.”
Founded by Domenico Clerico in 1976, this important Barolo estate played a key role in the construction of Barolo as one of the world’s most respected wines. Following the passing of Domenico around 120,000 bottles a year are now made by oenologist Oscar Arrivabene.
Roagna is a world class producer located in the famous village of Barbaresco. The family has been making wine here since the late 19th century and today the company covers 16 hectares split between Barolo and Barbaresco.