Though from the outside this appears to be a humble 'Langhe Rosso', the fruit inside the bottle tells an entirely different story. Roagna's Langhe Rosso is made from young vines in their 'Pira' and 'Pajé' vineyards in Barolo and Barbaresco respectively. Two highly acclaimed sites blend together to create a spicy, inky red with abundant dark fruit, sour cherry and a meatiness that perfectly compliments this plush fruit. A great balance of tannin and acidity also makes for a wine that will undoubtedly only continue to get better with age.
Roagna are a historic, and highly regarded Piedmont producer who can trace their roots back to the mid 1800's in Barbaresco. Luca Roagna is the latest member of the family to lead the charge, working alongside his father to produce exceptional expressions of Nebbiolo. They are known for their wealth of old vineyards, which are farmed organically without certification. Theirs is a simple approach; care for the growing environment and produce wines with as little intervention as possible. Though famed for their Barbaresco and Barolo, they also produce an excellent Dolcetto that is fast become a Sourcing Table staff staple.