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2018 | Aldo Conterno | Barolo Bussia Cicala

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RATED: EXCELLENT

Red Wine: 2018 | Aldo Conterno | Barolo Bussia Cicala

Aromas of very ripe berries, together with touches of earthy spice and licorice and a hint of balsamic. Full-to medium-bodied and focused with firm, grainy but not chewy tannins that push the fruit and oak-spice through the long finish. Very nicely structured for the vintage.

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Producer: Aldo Conterno

Ratings: WS | 95

Vintage: 2018

Size: 750ml

ABV: 15%

Varietal: Nebbiolo

    Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont

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      Detailed Description

      Aromas of very ripe berries, together with touches of earthy spice and licorice and a hint of balsamic. Full-to medium-bodied and focused with firm, grainy but not chewy tannins that push the fruit and oak-spice through the long finish. Very nicely structured for the vintage.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Spectator: This has fine depth and intensity to the mulled plum, leather, sweet tobacco, camphor, tar and oak spice aromas and flavors. Boasts a broad, dense structure, with tannins that dominate the finish for now. Shows fine balance, length and complexity, but this just needs time.

        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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