About the Wine
La Bollina Winery is one to watch. This impressive Italian estate is creating innovative, fun, amazing value wines. Thanks to its high quality and uniqueness, this winery has quickly become Luca Maroni's darling, who has blessed it with impressive reviews year after year.
2020 Bollina Magon Negroamaro Salento is fun, fresh, and easy to drink. The wine to pair with your comfort food and favorite TV show. This wine will be your new go-to daily drinker. It was awarded 98 points, appearing in Luca Maroni's Yearbook of "The Best Italian Wines." Impressive quality, amazing value.
La Bollina is located in Serravalle Scrivia AL, Italy. A municipality in the province of Alessandria, about 62 miles southeast of Turin. This historical territory was for centuries the residence of the Marchioness Figari of Genova. A 300-acre winery, surrounded by hills and chestnut forests is the location where La Bollina's magnificent wines are born.
Besides having 70 acres of cultivated vineyards, and an excellent and well-equipped cellar, in La Bollina you can find luxury accommodation for guests: An “Art Nouveau” style villa, a modern 4-star hotel, and a 9-hole golf course that expands throughout the vineyards. Bollina winery is completely renovated and has some of the most advanced techniques, systems, and instruments in modern winemaking.
Andrea Bernardini, La Bollina's consultant, is a passionate winemaker who has hit numerous home runs. In 2007, he graduated from Pisa, one of the best schools of enology in Italy. He earned his chops at Poggio Bonelli and Ruffino in Tuscany and trained in South Africa, Romania and Greece. After several years of experience, he is now a flying winemaker blending tradition and modern techniques to obtain high-quality wines with respect to the expression of the different grapes and terroir in which he works. He works hand in hand with Alex to produce these magical wines.
Aging: 6 months in French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: 100% Negroamaro. Intense flavor, with notes of cherries, red fruit, and scents of coffee and vanilla. The palate is full-bodied, with soft and balanced tannins. Amazing value wine. Easy to drink. Pair this wine with meat sauce pasta, grilled or cooked meat, and medium-cured cheese.
~98 pts Yearbook of "The Best Italian Wines" Luca Maroni