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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 »

Le Piane: A Renaissance in the Northern Italian Vineyards

Panorama Meridiana & Casa Gialla Le Piane Vineyard

By the years leading up to the end of the last century Boca, once considered among the preeminent wine regions of northern Italy,  as a result of two World Wars and the economic changes in the middle 20th century, had been nearly entirely forgotten, shrunk to the point that fewer than 10 hectares of vineyards remained scattered among the hillsides. ... Read More »

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