Tag Archives: Boca

Le Piane: Rediscovering a Piedmont Gem

Barolo, Barbaresco, when discussing Nebbiolo from Piedmont most people immediately think of these two celebrated regions. But in the years leading up to the end of the 19th century, Boca was equally as celebrated. Located in the Eastern most hills of Piedmont, Boca also lays claim to the vineyards with the highest elevation. But with the passage of time, the affects ... Read More »

Nebbiolo Throughout Piedmont: Barolo, Barbaresco and Boca

Le Piane Boca 2008 “Consists of Nebbiolo (85%) and Vespolina grapes. This wine requires full maturity and is treated in the barrel for 3 to 4 years, and can then be stored for decades. The mineral composition of the porphyritic soil together with the characteristic structures of the Nebbiolo grapes allow “Boca” to become a full, expressive wine. Its flavour ... Read More »

Christoph Kunzli presents his wines: Le Piane “Maggiorina”, Le Piane “Piane”, Le Piane “Boca” and Le Meridiana Campo delle Piane

Le Piane Meridiana Vineyard Landscape

The Wines of Le Piane Le Piane “Maggiorina” 2011 This is Le Piane’s interpretation of the classic field blend table wines of the alto Piemonte. Fermented in stainless steel, and intended for earlier drinking, it is a blend of Nebbiolo, Vespolina, Croatina, Uva Rara, and more. Though it’s certainly unpretentious, it’s also entirely delicious, and the immediate, fresh fruit tones, ... Read More »

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