"Aromas of coconut and French oak carry over to the assertive, austere palate along with unripe cranberry, espresso and licorice. It doesn't have enough fruit richness to stand up to the aggressive, grainy tannins that clench the astringent finish." -Kerin O'keefe
What importer Bowler Wine has to say about this wine...
Gagliardo owns 1.30ha of Mosconi in Monforte d’Alba. Most of the fruit goes into the ‘Gianni Gagliardo’ blended bottling, but a small selection of the best fruit makes a single-cru Mosconi. Harvest was on October 10th. Macerations lasted 12 days. Aging was in a three 228L neutral French barrels (seven years old) for 30 months. 838 bottles made.