About this winery
Chiara Boschis has an incredible story. In a region where women winemakers are far from the norm she has built a collection of wines that is the envy of many. The E Pira e Figli estate was passed from father to son for centuries, until the late 1980’s when Luigi Pira passed away. At that time his sisters who inherited the vineyards felt that they could no longer maintain the estate. Hoping to keep the tradition alive they sold the estate to Chiara Boschis whose family had long been friends of...
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Notes about product
Arguably the most famous vineyard of Barolo, Cannubi's southern exposure on soils of Tortonian and Helvetian origin, combined with a large percentage of sand, allows for consistently balanced and healthy vines.
Wine is aged for a minimum of 2 years in oak barrels and approximately 1 year of bottle aging.
On the nose, sweet, ripe cherries, plums and spices, accompanied by mint, balsam and eucalyptus. The palate is structured and powerful, yet warm, soft and elegant.