2019 Elvio Cogno Pre-Phylloxera Barbera d'Alba

Barbera - 750ML
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Vinous, January 2022

The 2019 Barbera d'Alba Prephylloxera is a wild, feral wine. Strong floral and savory accents lend quite a bit of aromatic intensity. Rose petal, sage, mint, forest floor and wild cherry give the 2019 its distinctive...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Barbera
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barbera d'Alba
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to the magnificent 2019 Elvio Cogno Pre-Phylloxera Barbera d'Alba. This exceptional wine hails from the prestigious Piedmont region of Italy, specifically the renowned sub-region of Barbera d'Alba. Crafted by the esteemed producer Elvio Cogno, this red beauty is a true testament to the artistry and passion that goes into winemaking.

In the glass, this wine showcases a captivating deep red hue that is both alluring and inviting. With an alcohol content of 14.0%, it promises to deliver an exquisite experience on the palate. Uncorking this wine reveals the classic and time-honored closure, ensuring a traditional touch in its presentation.

One glance at the label, and you'll find yourself enchanted by the elegant simplicity it exudes. The label, devoid of any specific description, lets the wine speak for itself, leaving the anticipation to build as you prepare to indulge in its treasures.

According to the esteemed publication Vinous, the 2019 Barbera d'Alba Pre-Phylloxera is a wine of wild and feral character, captivating the senses with its intense aromatics. The perfumed bouquet is enriched by strong floral notes and savory accents, creating a symphony of scents that enthrall the senses. Delicate hints of rose petal, sage, mint, forest floor, and wild cherry intertwine harmoniously, adding an exotic touch to this already captivating profile.

This wine is a true gem, a reflection of the exceptional terroir it hails from and the dedication of its winemakers. Its complexity and richness make it a perfect companion for a wide array of culinary delights. Whether you choose to pair it with a succulent grilled steak or a savory mushroom risotto, the 2019 Elvio Cogno Pre-Phylloxera Barbera d'Alba is sure to elevate your dining experience to new heights.

Indulge in this masterpiece of Italian winemaking, and allow yourself to be transported to the picturesque vineyards of Piedmont with every sip. Cheers to the art of winemaking and to the unforgettable experience that awaits you in each bottle of this remarkable wine.