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Paolo Conterno Barolo Riva del Bric 2012

Paolo Conterno Barolo Riva del Bric 2012

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0,75 l  -  14.50% by vol.
Paolo Conterno
XW
95
JS
95
Typical garnet red color. Bouquet packed with floral and fruity aromas. Elegant, robust body, nicely soft on the finish; showing hints of cherries and wild berries.
Garnet red.
Bouquet packed with floral and fruity aromas.
Elegant, robust body, nicely soft on the finish; showing hints of cherries and wild berries.
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How to serve
Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name Paolo Conterno Barolo Riva del Bric 2012
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2012
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Grapes 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyards location Monforte D'Alba(CN)
Composition of the land Mainly clayey and calcareous, providing ideal water retention.
Plants n. x hectare 4000 plants/ha
Yield x hectare 6/6,5 tonnes.
Harvest Picking by hand in the first ten days of October.
Vinification The grapes are crushed and destemmed immediately after picking. Maceration follows for 15 to 20 days in special tanks to allow for a gradual release of the noble components in the skins. When the ideal rapport has been reached between the extracted tannins and colour, the wine is drawn off and the first rackings are carried out.
Aging Traditional-style, 30 to 36 months in casks of French oak holding 35 hl and 6 to 12 months in bottle.
Alcohol 14.50% by volume
Matching Red meats and game. Sirloin steak, roast kid, mature hard cheeses.
Producer

Paolo Conterno

From this winery:
Our family has been dedicated to viticulture for four generations. My great-grandfather Paolo started this activity in 1886, which then passed on to my grandfather Carlo. Today the owner of the estate is my father, Paolo, helped by my mother, Caterin...
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Piedmont

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James Suckling
95/100 
2012
xtraWine
95/100 
2012
Bibenda
 
2011
Gambero Rosso
 
2011
Veronelli
 
2011
Wine Spectator
92/100 
2011
Gambero Rosso
 
2010
Wine Advocate
93/100 
2010
Wine Advocate
93/100 
2009
Wine Spectator
94/100 
2007
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