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Barolo Giacomo Conterno DOCG Cascina Francia  2015 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Barolo Giacomo Conterno DOCG Cascina Francia 2015

A magnificent illustration of wines which age well, this Barolo is a monument of complexity and freshness.

  • €295


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Lot Description: Barolo Giacomo Conterno DOCG Cascina Francia 2015

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Italy - Piedmont
  • Appellation/Wine: Barolo
  • Classification: DOCG
  • Climat/Cuvée: Cascina Francia
  • Vintage: 2015
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 100% nebbiolo
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Organic
  • Intensity : Silky
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Roberto Giacomo produces this wine by leaving the Nebbiolo grape to undergo its alcoholic fermentation in old wooden vats. The subsequent long élevage (4 years) has left the wine with very good potential for keeping. It would benefit very well from a few years' laying down to bring out its full structure and silkiness, enhanced with mineral notes.

    Giacomo Conterno is one of the most highly reputed domaines in Italy and Roberto Conterno is now at the helm of this vineyard established in the 1920s. The wine is produced organically, grapes are trodden by foot, indigenous yeasts are used for fermentation, pumping over is carried out frequently, and wines are aged in old barrels to give the wine character without overflavouring it. These wines are crafted for cellaring.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak -