E. Pira e Figli Chiara Boschis Barolo Via Nuova 2014
Grape Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo (clones of Michet and Lampia)
Vineyard: Mosconi, Monforte d’Alba (from a single vineyard of a newly acquired property in Monforte d’Alba)
Vine Age: 50 years
Altitude: 340 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous soils from the Tertiary Period – Miocene.
Harvest: mid October
Yield per acre: 450 kg/ha
Fermentation: Vinification takes place in steel tanks under temperature control with frequent pumping over and punch down
Aging: Aged in lightly toasted 30% new French oak for 24 months and one year further in the bottle prior to release
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by volume
Production: 4,500 750 ml bottles, 50 magnums of 1.5 L each
Tasting Notes: Clear and lively garnet red color. Persistent aroma with floral and fruity notes. On the palate it’s dry, fruity and harmonious, soft but stern, full of long-term persistence due to the tannins.
Awards: 95 Vinous Media
Formats Available: 750 ml and 1.5 L