This collection of wines come with an interesting story. Two men, Christoph Kunzli and Alexander Tolf, became acquainted with the Boca region and Antonio Cerri back in 1988. Antonio, at more than 80 years old, was one of the last local winegrowers to produce the outstanding Boca wine. The Boca wine region is the most eastern and highest in Piedmont. And it suffered the repeated abandonment of the countryside — the forests taking back the landscape as farmers moved toward the industrialized areas. Kunzli and Tolf purchased Antonio’s vineyards, and barrels of wine, and convinced him they would honor his ancient way of making wine. They slowly cleared small plots of land and restored the vineyards, adding Nebbiolo, Vespolina and Croatina vines. The unique soil with its volcanic origin, along with the moderate climate of the Lower Alps boasting high autumn temperatures, and intense sun because of the southern exposures, offers the best conditions for the perfect maturity of the grapes. The wines made here are done so without modern technology; they boast a strong character.