IT-VAL-11-17

Boca, Antonio Vallana

Boca, Antonio Vallana
  • A blend of Nebbiolo (65%), Vespolina (20%) and Uva Rara (15%)
  • Nebbiolo confers the structure and the aromatic background; Vespolina adds a fresh, floral quality, and Uva Rara brings a round, silky texture
  • Each variety is harvested and fermented separately
  • Fermentation in cement vats with aggressive pump overs
  • Wines are blended aged in 10 HL casks for two years
  • Boca must age at least 4 years before release and Vallana goes further to age their wines longer, seeking the optimal time to release their wine

Boca is a hidden jewel! If Gattinara is the King, Boca is the Queen. The best words to describe this wine are elegant, finessed and delicate. This is a true example that beauty in youth and elegance in age are not mutually exclusive. The Boca appellation is located near Ghemme and Gattinara in the Alto Piemonte.

Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Boca
Variety:
Blend - Other
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

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