chiara boschis (azienda agricola e. pira e figli), barolo, cannubi 2015
WINE SPECTATOR
95
JAMES SUCKLING
99

2015 chiara boschis (azienda agricola e. pira e figli), barolo, cannubi

Why We're Buying

"We wanted to make Barolo the best we could." That was the vision of E Pira E Figli owner Chiara Boschis when creating her Barolo. Considering the high demand and rising price tag, she’s made the dream a reality.

Critics Scores

WINE SPECTATOR
95

Wine Spectator

A beam of rose, raspberry and kirsch notes highlights this aromatic, elegant red. Racy and structured, this focuses the fruit flavors, picking up leafy underbrush, mint, spice and tar elements, building to a firm finish. Best from 2022 through 2040

JAMES SUCKLING
99

James Suckling

Impressive roses and finely ground spices with a bright red-cherry core, as well as a fresh wild-herb thread. The sense of focus and purity here is stunning. The palate has a deeply juicy and fresh core of tightly knit tannins that carry immense power with impeccable balance. Elegantly executed wine with profound length. Try from 2025.

ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

My sample bottle of 2015 Barolo Cannubi was allowed to breathe overnight, and I really got a glimpse of how the wine evolves, showing beautiful minty notes on the bouquet with time. This Barolo is more compact in terms of build than the others and more streamlined in the mouth, but it comes across as extremely delicate, light and elegant. There is a sweet spot on the close. This wine has a unique style that is both graceful and petite, and given ample time to breathe, it would put a smile on any Barolo lover's face

VINOUS
92

Vinous

The 2015 Barolo Cannubi is silky, perfumed and gracious, all qualities that are remarkable in this vintage. Even so, the Cannubi remains a soloist more than an orchestra. Floral and spice notes add lift to this super-expressive, nuanced Barolo from Chiara Boschis. Overall, though, the 2015 is a touch slender and not quite as expressive as the two other Barolos in the range. The 2015 was aged 2/3rds in cask and 1/3rd in barrique.