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Barolo 'Mosconi', E. Pira Chiara Boschis

Barolo 'Mosconi', E. Pira Chiara Boschis
  • 100% Nebbiolo
  • Sourced from a 0.8 hectare plot within the Mosconi vineyard in Monforte d’Alba
  • Average vine age is 50 years
  • 370 meters above sea level
  • South-facing exposure
  • Fermentation for 14 days
  • Aged in lightly toasted French oak  (1/3 new, 1/3 second use, 1/3 three+ uses) for 24 months
  • Aged an additional year in bottle
  • 800 cases produced
Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barolo
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
96
Date:
2020-07-23

Vinous Media

Score:
96
Date:
2020-02-13
Review:
The 2016 Barolo Mosconi is a gorgeous wine made all the more remarkable given that Mosconi can't really be said to be a top-level site. Dark and imposing, the 2016 captures all the breadth and tannic clout that are such signatures of this site. This is an especially brooding, virile Barolo, but Chiara and Giorgio Boschis clearly brought out all the best the vineyard had to give.