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  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

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  • Burlotto makes a Cannubi, as does Giacomo Fenocchio. Then there's Pira.Then there's Rocche Del Annunziata and that good, reasonably priced producer I emailed you about last year. Just noticed the 2012 go on sale for about $36.Combine some of the best of both vineyards and you basically have Bartolo Mascarello, with Rue and San Lorenzo blended in... Read More

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  • That Meiomi Pinot Noir is something to be avoided at all cost; an assessment I ... ... Canvasback and the 2010 Pira Borolo; we opened our Borolo third, to serve with the main meal of risotto.  They gave us a 2014 Tomey Pinot Noir as a Christmas gift, and our Canvasback ended up being their Christmas gift.  We started with the 2014 Frei Brothe... Read More

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  • Yet another example of how Italian wines--even Baroli--can provide relatively ...;Pira, Secondo 1964 Barolo (Serralunga)  |  8 in stock  |  $99.99 Rinaldi, Francesco 1964 Barolo   |  2 in stock  |  $179.99 Rinaldi, Giuseppe 1964 Barolo   |  2 in stock  |  $674.99 Schiavenza 1964 Barolo Giulio Gabri 1.5 L  |  1 in stock  |  $239.99 Vietti 1964 B... Read More

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  • Enjoying this nice Sancerre while visiting the folks here in Michigan this ... ... ... 1er cru Montagny and a Pira Barolo ('11).This Sancerre is quite nice, plenty of that Sauv Blanc white grapefruit (but not over the top) that is tempered with a touch of honeysuckle. Nice, lively acidity and a fairly long finis Read More

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  • So, after saying I was going to wait, I ended up going to Total Wine this ... ... ... two nice wines - a nice Pira Barolo Vignarionda  that JD recommended (but I could only get the 2010, not the 2009 or 2011) and the one I really expect to enjoy, the 2000 Ch Brane Cantenac Margaux Bordeaux wine.  I was able to get 15% off the Barolo, making i... Read More

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  • Nice Al, but leave that Pira alone for a few years! Read More

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  • Al, that could well be the start of the next big thing for you. I was looking ... has some solid producers, Pira (Vigna Rionda is their best) and I've noticed they also have Marcirini (Brunate is what they're famous for, also a famous vineyard in Barolo).For vintages, 2009 or 2011 may show best right now of the recent ones. 2004, 2005 better b... Read More

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  • As usual, Chambers Street offers up some very interesting bottles at very good ...;Pira, E 1964 Barolo Riserva   |  1 in stock  |  $169.99 Pira, E 1965 Barolo   |  3 in stock  |  $99.99 Pira, E 1967 Barolo   |  4 in stock  |  $139.99 Pira, E 1969 Barolo   |  2 in stock  |  $99.99 Pira, E 1973 Barolo   |  2 in stock  |  $99.99 Pira, E 1974 Barol... Read More

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  • The Scherrers respond personally to every email I send them.  They are ... dozen, but Chiara Boschis at Pira can't be left out, or Gianni Cannonica. Piedmont is special, but not unique. At family owned wineries--Teldeschi in DCV or Oddero in Barolo--hospitality and generosity seem to be the rule.Good saying: Love what you do and you will never... Read More

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  • E Pira & Figli Chiara Boschis Langhe Nebbiolo 2012


    With awesome aromatics that savory, complex and deep with subtle woodsy red fruit aromas, wild strawberry, camphor, and just a hint of sweet, roasted wild cherry, this is absolutely alluring on the nose. In the mouth one finds a perfect middleweight Nebiolo, perhaps a bit on the sweeter side with all the fruit, camphor, and spice, and savory co... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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