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ANTONIO VALLANA BOCA 2010, ITALY, PIEMONTE

ANTONIO VALLANA BOCA 2010

Price:   $26.49 ea

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MSRP: $49.99  Your Price: $26.49


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Boca is a rare and precious wine produced in a very tiny area of Alto Piemonte, around the village of Boca, on the eastern side of the River Sesia.

The wine is a traditional blend of native grape varieties: Nebbiolo (65-70%), Vespolina and Uva Rara. Nebbiolo confers the structure and the aromatic background; Vespolina and Uva Rara add freshness and some interesting varietal notes.
The varieties are hand picked separately, each one at its perfect ripening time. Fermentation occurs in large cement tanks and the wines ages for 2 years in medium-large oak barrels. Another 1-2 years in bottle are necessary for the wine to start to develop it's potential.
This unique wine shows the most elegant nose, with spicy and fruity notes and a silky smooth palate, long and persistent. Boca is a wine suitable for long and very long aging.> "The 2010 Boca is one of the most powerful wines in this lineup. Bold, racy and expressive, but in a classic, mid-weight style, the 2010 delivers superb flavor intensity and exceptional balance. Vespolina and Uva Rara add multiple shades of nuance to the Nebbiolo-inflected flavors. Cranberry, orange peel, mint and dried flowers are all nicely delineated throughout. I especially like the sense of energy here. Vallana's 2010 Boca is a winner. And the price? Absurdly low for this level of quality. Firm tannins and a long finish suggest the 2010 will drink well for some time to come. This is a terrific showing." 93 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous Media)


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