Boroli

173365477 Fraz. Madonna di Como
Alba Italy, 3412051
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Cascina Bompè The history of this magical place is interesting: the Celts who inhabited the area since the 4th century AD worshipped amongst others “Como”, the god of feasts; the Romans arrived during the first century AD and the name “Como” came to mean a procession of young dancers in honours of the wine god Bacchus... The Borolis are a piedmontese family who have been in business in the region – first in textiles, then editorial, and now in winegrowing – since 1831. In the 1990’s, Silavano ed Elena Boroli felt the need to extend their interest and endeavours. They wanted something that would bring them closer to nature and away from the demands of the contemporary business world. As Piedmontese, the choice was almost an obligation: making wine in Langa. A passion transformed into work. What could be better? Wine production isn’t the easiest work it’s consuming, subject to nature, and success can’t always be predicted. But it’s exactly for these reasons that success Read more »

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  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s. Today, many call Arneis the most interesting ...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • Boroli Dolcetto d'Alba Madona di Como 2009

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    Wine review by Nathan P


  • Barbera elicits the most remarkable reactions from people. Those who are more ... appealing balance. 88pts2009 Boroli Quattro Fratelli Barbera d’Alba 13% $15A bit herbal and stemmy on the nose but with attractive floral accents and a nice base of almost grapefruit red fruit. This is nicely done. Very clean and fresh with a lovely core of red a... Read More

    From the article Top 6 Barbera Wines


  • Boroli Quattro Fratelli Barbera d'Alba 2009

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    A bit herbal and stemmy on the nose but with attractive floral accents and a nice base of almost grapefruit red fruit. This is nicely done. Very clean and fresh with a lovely core of red apple skins, red plum and cranberry fruit, which shows a hint of fleshiness to help combat the juicy acidity here. The fruit gains hints of candied blackberry o... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Boroli Dolcetto D Alba Madonna 07 2007

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    Note from tasting: heat, astringent ["The Other Piedmont" at Bin 105, Lincoln NE, 19 May 2012.] Read More

    Wine review by Nathan P


  • Boroli Barbera d'Alba Quattro Fratelli Piedmont 2007

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    Wine review by rezap


  • If you’re interested in 2007 Barolo, you should check out my report, ... ... ... dry as dust 52007  Boroli Cerequio Barolo - not very pronounced aromatically,  candied and a bit herbal, flat in the mouth, softish tannins, decent acids, some simple fruit flavor, like an aged Nebbiolo, simple and boring, plenty of tannins 52007  Brezza Bricc... Read More

    From the article 2007 Barolo Commune


  • Anna Langhe DOC 2003

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    Wine review by smithdaj54


  • Baroli Barolo 2005

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    92 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:"The 2005 Barolo is gorgeous in its ... with the wines I tasted from Boroli. Achille Boroli, whose family came to winemaking after successful endeavors in the textile and publishing businesses, runs this young property that already counts parcels in some of Piedmonts finest vineyards among its holdings... Read More

    Wine review by grunkiejr


  • Barolo Cerequio 2006

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    Sweet medicinal, sweet wood, a touch of root beer. Soft, rich, deep, savory red fruit, a bit woodsy, truffly, dry, a bit tough and rustic, nice though with good persistence to the earthy, savory flavors. (82-83pts) Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • While today's topic may seem a bit confusing, it really is quite simple. The ... sort of nice in that vein.Boroli “Cerequio’ -- Sweet medicinal, sweet wood, a touch of root beer. Soft, rich, deep, savory red fruit, a bit woodsy, truffly, dry, a bit tough and rustic, nice though with good persistence to the earthy, savory flavors.CLe Strette ‘B... Read More

    From the article Barolo - 2006 Barolo


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