Roagna Barolo Pira 2014 - Stirling Fine Wines
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Roagna Barolo Pira 2014
SKU: 29803

Roagna Barolo Pira 2014

  • we96
  • ws93
  • v91



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Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Roagna
Alcohol/vol 14%
Wine Enthusiast
  • we96

Elegant and loaded with compelling tension, this has enticing aromas including wild red berry, truffle and crushed mint. The firm palate shows remarkable finesse, delivering pomegranate, strawberry, orange zest and crushed mint as well as savory, almost salty mineral notes. It's focused and balanced, with taut, polished tannins and vibrant acidity. Drink 2022-2029.

Kerin O'Keefe, January 1, 2020
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Plum, mint and menthol aromas are the main themes, along with tar, licorice, leather and wild herb notes. Though the fruit is buried, there is sweetness midpalate, finishing on the dry side. A bit austere, but long, finding good equilibrium. Best from 2023 through 2039. 1,100 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, April 30, 2020
  • v91

The 2014 Barolo Pira is a very pretty wine, but it is also quite open, both in its aromatics, and structural feel, where the wine feels unusually ample. Dark spice, tobacco, worn-in leather and mint are nicely laced together. This is a superb effort for the year, but I would not plan on cellaring it for too long, as it is quite open for a young Barolo, by Roagna standards. Relative to the other wines in this lineup, the Pira comes across as a touch flat and lacking in body. Much of that is attributable to the vintage.

Antonio Galloni, November 2019