Alto Piemonte is in the house with Gilberto Boniperti. Huge 92 point score from the esteemed wine critic Antonio Galloni for not much money.
Grapes: 100% Vespolina
Viticulture: Practicing organic (no pesticides or chemical fertilisers)
Vinification: Destemming and gentle crushing, fermentation in steel barrels. 20 days maceration with frequent pump-over and délestage.
Ageing: In steel barrels for 6 months and then 4 months in the bottle
Bottles produced: 6,000
Alcohol: 12.5% abv
SCORES AND AWARDS
92 points - Antonio Galloni (Vinous)
Colour: Medium Ruby Red
Nose: Ripe red cherry, sweet spices and tomato leave violet aromas
Palate: Medium-bodied, dry with velvety tannins, balanced acidity and a long finish
- Gilberto Boniperti is an Alto Piemonte rising star thanks to his outstanding winemaking knowledge and stunning vineyards in the heart of the Fara designation. Cristiano Garella, one of the most famous local oenologists, consults here and the resulting wines are simply spectacular. The definition of artisan production, tiny amounts of wine are made here so don’t snooze