2008 - Barolo Cascina Francia Giacomo Conterno
12A8BCFR6PK _ 2008 - Barolo Cascina Francia Giacomo Conterno - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Giacomo Conterno
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2018 - 2048
Case size
6x75cl
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2008 BAROLO CASCINA FRANCIA GIACOMO CONTERNO - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Giacomo Conterno
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2018 - 2048
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,636.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • AG

    Antonio Galloni, October 2012,
    Score: 95+

    The 2008 Barolo Cascina Francia possesses gorgeous inner perfume, layers of sublime fruit and fabulous overall balance. Plums, dark cherries and licorice are followed by darker notes of graphite and tar as the wine opens up in the glass. Today, the 2008 is much less expressive than it has been the many times I have tasted it from barrel. It will be interesting to see how the 2008 develops and whether it puts on weight or remains more of a mid-weight, gracious Barolo. Either way, it is fabulous. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2048. 95+/100.

Producer

Giacomo Conterno

Region

Barolo

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.