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E Pira & Figli - Chiara Boschis Barolo Mosconi 2017 (750ml)

 
WA
94
V
95

Price: $145.00

In Mixed Case: $130.50

Producer E Pira & Figli
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Subregion Barolo
Varietal Nebbiolo
Vintage 2017
Sku 210000018297
Size 750ml

Vinous: 95 Points

The 2017 Barolo Mosconi is a powerful, brooding wine. Black cherry, gravel, dried herbs, scorched earth, spice and leather add to an impression of gravitas. This is an especially somber, potent Barolo that needs time to soften. Even so, it will always be a brute. The substantial finish is a thing of beauty. The Barolo Mosconi emerges from the estates oldest vines, which are 70-80 years old, and is aged in barrique.

Wine Advocate: 94 Points

Made with organically grown clones of Michel and Lampia, the E Pira-Chiara Boschis 2017 Barolo Mosconi softly presents bright berry aromas, raspberry, wild cherry, crushed limestone and delicate floral tones of lilacs and violets. Like other wines from this hot vintage, this expression from the Mosconi cru in Monforte d'Alba has that unique floral signature that is precious and unexpected. The wine shows great depth and balance with a pretty intensity that spreads over the palate. The tannins are dry with some dustiness, but the mouthfeel is spot-on in terms of length and polish. Some 9,000 bottles were crafted.

 

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