Barolo Mosconi 2016

E. PIRA & FIGLI - CHIARA BOSCHIS

Barolo Mosconi
2016

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

Wine Advocate

- 96 points -

Monica Larner, July 2020

The E Pira-Chiara Boschis 2016 Barolo Mosconi is a little wider and richer compared to the Cannubi, with bigger fruit, more sweetness, spice, grilled oregano and a touch of crushed hazelnut. Despite the wide net of aromas offered on the bouquet, this wine shows a very sharp and focused approach with elegantly linear tannins and matching acidity. There is a lifted quality to both the nose and the mouthfeel that gives this wine beautiful momentum and length. Mosconi is one of the headline vineyards of Monforte d'Alba.

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