2016 MIMMO Le Piane
Croatina, Nebbiolo, Vespolina.
Light to mid cherry red. Complex aroma that is mostly scented red fruit but also a touch of peppery herbs and a savoury umami/tomato note. Paper-fine tannins, mouth-watering and refined. Juicy bu...(read more)Julia Harding MW, www.JancisRobinson.com
2015 LE PIANE
Croatina, Nebbiolo, Erbaluce.
Mid smudgy crimson. Rich in red fruit but a little meaty too. Chewy and quite meaty on the palate. I am not sure if this is Croatina or a slight note of brett, but it adds complexity rather than...(read more)Julia Harding MW, www.JancisRobinson.com
2015 BOCA Le Piane
85% Nebbiolo, 15% Vespolina aged in barrel for 3 years. Just mid ruby. Complex raspberry and cherry nose. Subtle, elegant palate with deep, spicy long tannins. Juicy raspberry and cherry on the f...(read more)Walter Speller, www.jancisrobinson.com