Roagna: The Essence of Nebbiolo

Luca Roagna crafts pure, expressive wines from vineyards in Barbaresco and Barolo
Roagna: The Essence of Nebbiolo
Luca Roagna, in the new cellar at Cascina Pira, explains the fermentation and aging of his Barolo Pira. (Bruce Sanderson)
Jul 14, 2017
The Roagna story began in Italy's Barbaresco commune in the 1880s, where the family started producing wine. In 1989, they expanded into Barolo, purchasing the Pira menzioni geografiche aggiuntive (MGA), a 12-acre monopole in Castiglione Falletto. It was there I met Luca Roagna, in his new winery and cellars and where the entire Roagna production is bottled.

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