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Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva 2013

Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva 2013

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0,75 l  -  14.50% by vol.
Giacomo Conterno
XW
98
RP
98
BB
95
GR
95
VT
95
JS
99
VO
99
DE
99
A Barolo reserve, indeed an "Extra Barolo" or "Stravecchio", as it appears on the labels in the belly and neck of the bottles from the '20 and '30 (up to 1941 included) and then replaced by "Barolo Reserve" (on belly) and "Reserve" (on neck). The Monfortino was born then as wine produced only in great vintages, from the choice of the best grapes bought in the vineyards of Serralunga and Monforte (the latter city is still on debate), and vinified in a"dedicated" manner. First became popular abroad than in Italy, which sold especially to doctors and university professors from Turin and Milan: in some of the most historic wineries, by the end of the '50, appears the format of 12.5 l of Monfortino - the legendary quarter-Brenta - reserved for the finest wines.
Ruby ​​red color with garnet highlights.
The fragrances emerge in clear sequence showing a diverse range of smells. Start with ripe fruit, cherries, plums, blackberry then hints of mushrooms, truffles, well-integrated hints of chocolate, hints of sweet licorice, leather and earth.
Mouth caressed by silky tannins supported by a precious minerality and well-balanced with an alcohol not overwhelming. Finish embellished by the return of odorous sensations.
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Longevity:
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Name Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva 2013
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2013
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Piedmont
Grapes 100% Nebbiolo
Location Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Vinification Made only in exceptional vintages, the wine macerates on its skins for up to five weeks with no temperature control regardless of how high the fermentation temperatures may go.
Aging At least 7 years in large in Slavonian barrels
Alcohol 14.50% by volume
Matching Good with flavorfull dishes and game.
On sale Price Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva 2013 € 930.01  With VAT

Giacomo Conterno

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The beginning of the story of Giacomo Conterno winery is conventionally traced in 1908 when Giovanni Conterno and his family (including Giacomo, that is one of three children), returned to Italy after he emigrated to Argentina, they start an inn, pro...
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Piedmont

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2013
Gambero Rosso
 
2013
James Suckling
99/100 
2013
Robert Parker
98/100 
2013
Slowine
 
2013
Vinous
99/100 
2013
Vitae AIS
 
2013
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98/100 
2013
Decanter
98/100 
2010
Wine Spectator
97/100 
2010
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2004
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2002
Wine Spectator
98/100 
2002
Wine Spectator
95/100 
2001
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