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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...
A pronounced and persistent bouquet showcasing floral and fruity notes. Structured and austere, but equally soft, full and persistent. Pair with braised or roasted red meat, game, waterfowl, or aged cheeses.
Barolo Via Nuova is made from the grapes of Terlo and Liste (Barolo), Gabutti and Baudana (Serralunga d'Alba), and Ravera di Monforte and Mosconi (Monforte d'Alba)
Approximately 2 years of aging both in French oak barrels and barriques, followed by approx. 1 year of bottle aging.
- 95 Points -
This delivers a fresh and vibrant impression on the nose with ripe red cherries and a deep-set, rose perfume. The palate has impressive power and focus with chiseled, driving tannins that cut a straight line of pure, red and black-cherry flavor. Long and assertive in 2015.See detailed press review
- 94+ Points -
Antonio Galloni, February 2019
Once again, the 2015 Barolo Via Nuova shows why the blending of several sites was the approach favored by Barolo producers until the 1960s, when the fascination for single-vineyard wines started to take off. Maybe the old-times knew something after all. Silky and fragrant, with exceptional balance, the 2015 is positively striking. Medium in body and layered, the 2015 has a very bright future. What a gorgeous wine it is. The Via Nuova was aged in equal parts cask and barrique.See detailed press review