2006 Barolo Monfortino Giacomo Conterno

Colour
Red
Producer
Giacomo Conterno
Region
Barolo, Italy
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2027-2047
Case Size
1x150cl
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2006 Barolo Monfortino Giacomo Conterno
Colour
Red
Producer
Giacomo Conterno
Region
Barolo, Italy
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2027-2047
Case Size
1x150cl
Available Now

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£1,850.00 (Ex. VAT)

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Tasting Notes

Antonio Galloni, October 2013, Score: 98+

Sweet tobacco, mint, pine, mocha, wild flowers and leather are just some of the many notes that emerge from the stunning 2006 Barolo Riserva Monfortino. Exotic and aromatically expressive to the core, the 2006 finds superb depth and richness on the palate, all backed up by considerable structure. The 2006 is a huge, towering Barolo. As always, I suggest tasting the wine over the next few months or after age ten at the earliest, as it is likely to shut down hard sometime over the coming months. The 2006 is one of the most tannic Monfortinos in recent memory, right up there with the 1999 and 2002. Conterno fans will not want to miss this riveting, Barolo, a wine with few peers, some of them sitting in the Conterno cellar still unbottled. 2021 - 2056

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Region

Barolo, Italy

With Brunello in Tuscany, Barolo is undoubtedly Italy's finest wine producing region. Located in Piedmont in the north west of Iataly Barolo is comprised of 5 major communes - Barolo, Monteforte d'Alba, La Morra, Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga d'Alba - though the latter three tend to represent the main styles of the region. The wines are compelling and polished - an exemplary expression of the Nebbiolo grape. DOCG law requires a minimum ageing of 2 years in cask or barrel yet can be longer depending on the producer. Barolos are generally released four or more years after the vintage.

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