Red Wine Italy
Elvio Cogno Barolo Vigna Elena from Barolo DOCG
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Elvio Cogno Barolo Vigna Elena from Barolo DOCG is a wine that will tantalize your taste buds and transport you to the rolling hills of Northern Italy! With its bright ruby color and intense aromas of cherry, peach, tobacco, truffle and licorice, this velvety-textured wine has an exceptionally long finish that lingers on the palate. This full-bodied red is the perfect accompaniment to all types of Italian dishes. For those who crave something special, this Barolo DOCG is a must-try. Enjoy its complexity and finesse – it's why it's so popular!
A Little Trivia
Elvio Cogno is a unique winery in Barolo DOCG because it runs entirely on renewable energy from solar panels and wind turbines, making it the greenest winery in Piemonte.
History of This Wine
The Elvio Cogno Barolo Vigna Elena is a single-vineyard Barolo from the DOCG region of Piedmont, Italy. It was first produced in the early 1900s by Elvio Cogno, who was one of the first producers to recognize and bottle single-vineyard Barolos. The vineyard is located in La Morra, and it has been owned by the Cogno family since 1891.
The Elvio Cogno Barolo Vigna Elena has consistently produced some of the best wines in the region for over a century. Notable vintages include 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012. In 2012, this wine was awarded Tre Bicchieri (Three Glasses) from Gambero Rosso - one of Italy's most prestigious awards for quality wines.
What To Serve With This Wine?
This Barolo is a classic expression of the Nebbiolo grape and pairs well with traditional Italian dishes such as osso buco, risotto, and beef braised in Barolo. It also goes well with aged cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Gorgonzola, mushrooms, game meats like wild boar and venison, and rich tomato-based sauces. Its tannic structure makes it an ideal accompaniment for hearty red meat dishes.