Barolo Mosconi

2016

Gagliardo owns 1.30ha of Mosconi in Monforte d’Alba. Most of the fruit goes into the ‘Gianni Gagliardo’ blended bottling, but a small selection of the best fruit makes a single-cru Mosconi. Harvest was on October 10th. Macerations lasted 12 days. Aging was in a three 228L neutral French barrels (seven years old) for 30 months. 838 bottles made.

96 points
"Decadent and wild with sliced-berry and mushroom aromas, as well as dried bark. It’s full-bodied with lots of tannins and new wood to the ripe fruit at the end. The purity of fruit and forest-floor character is very special. Big wine, which will come around with age. Better after 2023."
James Suckling,
JamesSuckling.com
, July 2020

SKU/Code: 
DB8418-16
Product Line: 
Wine
Red
Varietal: 
Nebbiolo
Farming Type: 
Organic