2010 - Barolo Monfortino Riserva Giacomo Conterno
12B0BMGC3PK _ 2010 - Barolo Monfortino Riserva Giacomo Conterno - 3x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Giacomo Conterno
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2025 - 2050
Case size
3x75cl

2010 BAROLO MONFORTINO RISERVA GIACOMO CONTERNO - 3x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Giacomo Conterno
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2025 - 2050
Case size
3x75cl

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Tasting Notes

  • AG

    Antonio Galloni, October 2016,
    Score: 100

    Every bit as magnificent as it has always been from cask, the 2010 Barolo Riserva Monfortino is utterly compelling. Captivating aromatics make a strong first impression. Nuanced and vivid on the palate, the 2010 Monfortino possesses remarkable finesse and power. Classic Monfortino notes of dried rose petal, leather, licorice and incense develop beautifully in the glass as the wine literally takes hold of all the senses. When it was in cask the 2010 was quite structured, but in two tastings after its recent bottling the 2010 has been much more elegant. At times, the 2010 reminds me of the 2004, with perhaps a bit less aromatic intensity but more structure. On paper the 2010 is very high in tannin, and yet that is not the way it feels at all, at least not at this point in its life. A vivid, thrilling wine, the 2010 will soon take its place among the greatest Monfortinos ever made. Drink 2027-2062

  • IDA

    Ian D'Agata,
    Score: 98

    Italy’s greatest Barolo; some say greatest wine. In 2010, it boasts massive tannins and stellar purity of rich Nebbiolo fruit. Drink 2025-2065

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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.