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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...
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.
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.
- 99 Points -
- TOP 100 WINES OF 2019 -
Impressive roses and finely ground spices with a bright red-cherry core, as well as a fresh wild-herb thread. The sense of focus and purity here is stunning. The palate has a deeply juicy and fresh core of tightly knit tannins that carry immense power with impeccable balance. Elegantly executed wine with profound length.See detailed press review
- 95 Points -
A beam of rose, raspberry and kirsch notes highlights this aromatic, elegant red. Racy and structured, this focuses the fruit flavors, picking up leafy underbrush, mint, spice and tar elements, building to a firm finish.See detailed press review