Barolo Mosconi 2015

E. PIRA & FIGLI - CHIARA BOSCHIS

Barolo Mosconi
2015

  • Organic
Product code
826523
Format
1 x 1500ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
Italy
Regulated designation
Denominazione di origine controllata e garantita (DOCG)
Region
Piedmont
Appellation
Barolo
Varietal(s)
Nebbiolo 100 %
Color
Red
Closure type
Cork
Availability
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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

Grapes for Barolo Mosconi are obtained from the oldest vineyard belonging to the property, located in Monforte d'Alba. Clay/limestone marl soils, located at an altitude of about 400m above sea level.

Winemaking notes

Aged for at least 2 years in small French oak barrels, lightly toasted and about 1 year of aging in bottle.

Tasting notes

Ripe fruit, flowers and light spicy notes with a bright, structured and balanced palate. Pronounced flavour and a persistent finish. Pair with grilled or braised red meats, game, or seasoned cheeses.

Press reviews

James Suckling

- 97 points -

June 2019

Aromatic depth here, drawing you in with cascading layers of flowers and leaves, fresh-tilled earth laced with woody spices, white pepper and fresh red fruit. The palate carries a very sturdy frame of fine, dense tannins. This is placed in the top league of 2015 Barolo wines. Long and succulent build through the finish. 

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