Pira & Figli Barolo Cannubi Chiara Boschis 1996

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

$250.00
Item No. 125046
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • ST92
  • WS92
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

The regal Barolo Cannubi has a nose with myriad of sweet scents of spice and ripe fruit, that is accompanied by the classical notes of Cannubi (mint and eucalyptus). With a lively taste that is powerful and chewy, but pleasingly elegant. It has impressive structure and decisive tannins with a long and fantastic finish. A highly award wine recognized worldwide.

Critical Acclaim

"Shows wonderful aromas, with blackberry, prune, strawberry and light toasty oak. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Gorgeous now, but will improve even more with age."
92 Points

"Very good deep red. Slightly roasted, floral aromas of strawberry jam, plum and licorice. Rich and chewy in the mouth, with the brightness and firm grip of the vinage. The wine strong material handles the new oak gracefully. Finishes quite long and ripe, with chewy tannins."
92 Points

Learn About Piedmont

(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...

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Learn About Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo(neh-bee-OH-low) The King of Piedmont Nebbiolo is the key grape in the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. It is not the most planted variety, but it does make the most distinctive and age-worthy wines. Native to Piedmont, Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has long been the honored red grape of Northern Italy...

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