2011 Le Piane Boca: A Magical Bottle

2011 Le Piane Boca: A Magical Bottle

mag·i·cal ‘majek(e)l/ adjective “beautiful or delightful in such a way as to seem removed from everyday life.” That’s Antonio Galloni’s verdict on Le Piane’s 2011 Boca. Galloni’s given it 96 pts and we couldn’t be...
Le Piane Boca: Spectacular 2015 Harvest Report

Le Piane Boca: Spectacular 2015 Harvest Report

  A few weeks ago we let you know about Plinius I, a new wine released by Christoph Kuenzli of Le Piane Boca from Boca, Piemonte, Italy. Now, we give you their Harvest Report (reproduced verbatim) for 2015 and details of their newly bottled wines. If you aren’t...
New Wine from Le Piane: Plinius I – a Story of Pazienza

New Wine from Le Piane: Plinius I – a Story of Pazienza

In addition to skill, nerve and hard physical labour, it is a well known fact that winemaking requires patience or pazienza in Italian. This level of patience is perfectly demonstrated by Christoph Kuenzl of Le Piane with his recent release of a totally new wine from...