2019 Elvio Cogno Barbaresco Bordini

Nebbiolo - 750ML
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WE 96 JS 94 WA 93 VN 93 WS 93
WE 96

Wine Enthusiast, September 2022

Fragrant, focused and loaded with finesse, this impressive red opens with aromas of iris, red berry, spice and camphor. Elegantly structured and savory, the vibrant palate features juicy raspberry, Morello cherry, star...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, October 2022

Lots of plum, ripe strawberry and crushed nutmeg. Hazelnut too. Full-bodied with firm and velvety tannins and a chewy finish. A wine with energy and structure. Try after 2025.
WA 93

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2022

The Elvio Cogno 2019 Barbaresco Bordini hits all the right chords, striking at elegance, balance and a transparent approach that highlights the character of the vintage and this vineyard in Neive. This is a medium-bodied...
VN 93

Vinous, October 2022

The 2019 Barbaresco Bordini is a very pretty, expressive wine that marries the natural power of this site with a good deal of finesse, a pretty appealing combination in my book Powerful and yet classic in bearing, the...
WS 93

Wine Spectator, November 2022

Enticing aromas of cherry, strawberry, hay, sweet grass and iron mark this smooth, velvety red. Shows ample structure, yet this is harmonious overall, with a beam of pure cherry lingering. Best from 2024 through 2038. 830...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barbaresco
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

The 2019 Elvio Cogno Barbaresco Bordini is a captivating red wine that embodies the essence of the Nebbiolo varietal. Hailing from the esteemed Barbaresco sub-region in Piedmont, Italy, this wine is a testament to the exceptional craftsmanship of the renowned producer, Elvio Cogno. With an alcohol content of 14.0%, it showcases the optimal ripeness of the grapes.

In the glass, the wine displays a deep, ruby-red color that is both alluring and enticing. The aromas that waft from the glass are nothing short of mesmerizing. Plum, ripe strawberry, and crushed nutmeg take center stage, accompanied by hints of hazelnut. This aromatic profile is a true reflection of the wine's complexity and finesse.

On the palate, the 2019 Elvio Cogno Barbaresco Bordini reveals its true character. Full-bodied and velvety, it envelops the senses with its firm yet velvety tannins. The chewy finish lingers on the palate, leaving a lasting impression. This wine exudes energy and structure, showcasing its potential for aging. Experts recommend enjoying it after 2025 to fully appreciate its evolution.

Critics have also praised this wine for its exceptional quality. James Suckling awarded it an impressive score of 94 points, describing it as a wine with energy and structure. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate gave it a score of 93 points, highlighting its elegance, balance, and delicate flavor profile. Vinous also awarded it 93 points, praising its power, finesse, and generous red-fleshed fruit notes. Wine Enthusiast, on the other hand, bestowed upon it an outstanding score of 96 points, lauding its fragrant aromas, finesse, and vibrant palate. Lastly, Wine Spectator awarded it 93 points, noting its enticing aromas, harmonious structure, and lingering cherry finish.

Overall, the 2019 Elvio Cogno Barbaresco Bordini is a wine that impresses at every turn. It is a true representation of the Nebbiolo grape and showcases the exceptional quality of the Barbaresco terroir. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for a decade or more, this wine promises a remarkable drinking experience that is bound to captivate wine enthusiasts.