BOCA DOC consists of Nebbiolo (85%) and Vespolina grapes. This wine requires full maturity and is treated in the barrel for 3 to 4 years, and can then be stored for decades. The mineral composition of the porphyritic soil together with the characteristic structures of the Nebbiolo grapes allow “Boca” to become a full, expressive wine. Its flavor reminds one of well-matured forest fruits, violets, tobacco and dried herbs with hints of balsam and citrus fruits. Power and a silky elegance will develop in the mouth, fascinating and playful, with a slightly noble and bitter final note. The vast complexity of taste allows one to discover new facets over and over again. Our Boca can mature and refine in bottles for up to 10-20 years.
Winemaking: Long fermentation with the skins (30 days) in open steel and wood casks (2000-3000 litres) with natural yeast. The skins are pushed down 1-2 times a day by hand (Follatura a mano). After pressing, the wine remains for 3 years ripening in big oak-wood (Slavonian wood) barrels (2000- 3000 litres). The malolactic fermentation occurs naturally in spring after harvest in the wooden casks. Bottling after 3 years with very soft filtering sales. The Croatina grape, a variety of the Alps with his rustic character, good fruit concentration and bold tannins underlaid with good acidity can polish your mouth from grassy food.
Foodpairing: Alpine food of the peasant tradition like cooked salumi, stuffed meat, the Tapulone (typical dish of our region from minced donkey), polenta and of course Gorgonzola.