Boeri Wines - Piedmont, Italy
 
   

The Boeri wine estate was established around 1900 when the great-grandfather of the current owners, Alfonso Boeri, began growing vines on the slopes of Bricco Quaglia. In all these years, starting with great-grandfather Alfonso, grandfather Giovanni and father of the current owners, Alfonso, each generation passed onto the next one passion for winemaking: for the hard work it entails and for the immense satisfactions its brings.

In 1998 Giorgio and Roberto Boeri, the current owners, took in their hands the management of the estate. They decided to cultivate grapes of the highest quality and to produce and bottle outstanding wines. As the name for their wines they chose Alfonso Boeri, paying homage to the great-grandfather and father Alfonso. Their first wine was Barbera d’Asti Superiore Pörlapà whose grapes come from a vineyards that was first planted by grandfather Giovanni in 1936. Encouraged by the success of their first wine, Giorgio and Roberto began producing additional wines whose grapes come from the Bricco Quaglia vineyards. They also planted several new vineyards, focusing not only on the traditional Barbera, but also on Moscato, Chardonnay and even Nebbiolo – the grape variety used for making barolo and barbaresco.

 

Pörlapà Barbera d'Asti DOC Superiore

  • Name origin: "Pörlapà!!" In the local dialect this exclamation shows admiration for something absolutely stunning. So Boeri's most important wine was named after this exclamation.
  • Production Area: Bricco Quaglia, Piedmont
  • Grape Variety: 100% Barbera
  • Aged in new oak barrels for 18 months.
  • Preservation period: 12-15 years
  • Serving temperature: 14.5°C
  • Vine age: 35-37 years
  • Color: blackish and impenetrable
  • Nose: roasted, tarry, chocolate-like, pronounced lovely ripe black fruits
  • Palate: ample and elegant structure, fresh and vigorous, with an impressive continuity that boasts an impeccable fusion of fruit and oak

Ribota Moscato d'Asti DOCG

  • Name origin: In local dialect "Ribota" means to be together with friends, eating, drinking, having fun in enjoyable company. For us, this word expresses the spirit of our Moscato.
  • Production Area: Bricco Quaglia, Piedmont
  • Grape Variety: 100% Moscato
  • Aged in stailess steel for 3 months.
  • Preservation period: 1-2 years
  • Serving temperature: 12°C
  • Vine age: 29-31 years
  • Color: intense hay yellow
  • Nose: luscious perfume of spring flowers and honeyed melons/apricots
  • Palate: lightly sweet, with frothy effervescence, light body and fresh, delicate flavors that explode on the palate
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