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Barolo DOCG Bussia Colonnello Aldo Conterno 1979

     
  • Black fruit
  •  
  • Gastronomic wine
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  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • 13.50% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Silky

A magnificent Barolo which can be enjoyed after a few years of élevage, accompanied by grilled meats or flavoursome (Italian) cheeses. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 2.5cm
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont
  • Appellation/Wine: Barolo
  • Classification: DOCG
  • Producer/Owner: Aldo Conterno
  • More information....

Barolo DOCG Bussia Colonnello Aldo Conterno serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Osso Bucco de veau à la milanaise, Agneau de lait rôti, Aubergines aux pâtes et au parmesan.

Lot presentation
Barolo DOCG Bussia Colonnello Aldo Conterno

Cuvée presentation

Harvested in mid-October, the Nebbiolo grapes are macerated on their skins in stainless steel tanks for 30 days until fermentation is complete. The wine is then matured for four years in large barrels. A few years' keeping are highly recommended to allow it the time it needs to refine its aromatic bouquet with notes of red berries, tobacco, aromatic herbs and balsam. As with most Nebbiolo wines, fruit is not the dominant flavour. However, the wine does offer a seductively austere yet mineral palate, along with a long, floral finish.

Information about domain Aldo Conterno

In the 19th century, Giovanni Conterno joined his father on the family domaine in Monforte d'Alba (between Turin and the coast). This domaine was an export success from the very outset with its Barolo Reserve, which was only produced in the best years. In the late 1930s, Giovanni handed the baton to his son Giacomo, who was followed in turn by his sons Giovanni and Aldo. However, a few years later, and after some time spent in California, Aldo decided to set up his own domaine, Poderi Aldo Conterno, in 1969 (also in Monforte d'Alba). Today, the domaine spans 25 hectares in the heart of the Barolo wine region and produces renowned wines.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 2.5cm
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label
  • Origin: Trade
  • Type of cellar: Space in a wine storage facility
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
  • Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont
  • Appellation/Wine: Barolo
  • Classification: DOCG
  • Producer/Owner: Aldo Conterno
  • Vintage: 1979
  • Color: Red
  • Service temperature: 16°
  • Viticulture: Environment friendly 
  • Intensity: Silky
  • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 100% nebbiolo
Barolo DOCG Bussia Colonnello Aldo Conterno
Barolo DOCG Bussia Colonnello Aldo Conterno

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Barolo DOCG Bussia Colonnello Aldo Conterno 1979

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