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2017 | Aldo Conterno | Barolo Bussia

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Red Wine: 2017 | Aldo Conterno | Barolo Bussia

Aldo Conterno's Barolo Bussia expresses the most classic elements of Nebbiolo, which thanks to its spicy notes gives a crystalline idea of the uniqueness of the Langhe.

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Producer: Aldo Conterno

Ratings: WS | 93  WA | 92

Vintage: 2017

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14.5%

Varietal: Nebbiolo

    Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont

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      Detailed Description

      Aldo Conterno’s Barolo Bussia is produced from five hectares of prime vineyards in Bussia Soprano, the original section of what has become a rather large vineyard in recent years. These five hectares are spread across three separate parcels with vines averaging 35-40 years old, with no vines younger than 20 years old.

      Reviews:

      • Wine Spectator: A chameleonlike red, with hallmark aromas and flavors of tomato sauce, cherry, macerated plum, iron and wet hay. The ripe fruit gets sweeter in this red as it builds to the vice grip of tannins on the finish, with the sweet fruit returning in the end. Best from 2025 through 2042.
      • Wine Advocat: The Poderi Aldo Conterno 2017 Barolo Bussia shows a dark but busy quality of fruit that speaks more to the power of this hot vintage than it does the nuanced side of Nebbiolo. In this respect, the wine is quite typical of the 2017 growing season. It takes a while before the wine finds focus in the glass, but it does slowly come together to reveal broad layers of dark cherry, cassis and plum. There is some tannic tightness that leads to sour berry. A bit awkward at this young stage, it needs a few more years of cellar age to flesh out and reach balance.

      Producer Information

      Aldo Conterno founded his winery in the sixties, after the division of the legacy of his father James, one of the central figures of Italian post-war. Today the company, a sort of monumental fortress in the center of Bussia Monteforte, is undoubtedly one of the biggest names not only of the Langhe, but around the world of Italian wine. Here are some of the greatest Barolo born of history, beginning with numerous memorable versions of Granbussia, a reserve produced only in great vintages. The current style is affected to a greater extent than before, the contribution of the oak, however, preserving adequate structural strength and a careful extraction of tannin.

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