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Giacomo Conterno Barolo Cascina Francia 2012

Giacomo Conterno Barolo Cascina Francia 2012
$224.99

SKU 1515

750ml

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For 45 years, until his death in 2004, Giovanni Conterno forged a reputation as the greatest of all Barolo producers, irrespective of style. The wines he made were the quintessence of "traditional" Barolo: rich, powerful, massively structured, and capable of long development in bottle. For many, his heroic Monfortino-the product of wild temperature swings during fermentation and 6 to 8 years in barrel-is the most perfect expression of the Nebbiolo grape. As for his glorious Barolo Cascina Francia, it has long been the benchmark against which other producers measure their own efforts.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barolo
Brand Giacomo Conterno