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Westhampton Fine Wine USD 799.00 3000ml

Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva Gran Bussia 2001

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The Barolo of the “Granbussia” selection is produced by assembling the distinctly vinified and aged wines of the vineyards Romirasco, Cicala and Colonnello in the following percentages respectively: 70%, 15% and 15% ; however, these ideal values change according to the vintage. The wine remains for 6 years in the cellar before being sold, and it is produced exclusively in the best vintages.

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Poderi Aldo Conterno:
Aldo Conterno is known as the “King of Barolo” in Italy. Poderi Aldo Conterno is situated in Monforte d'Alba on the prized Bussia Soprano vineyard, in the heart of the Barolo region. The Conterno family has been producing and aging the great Piemontese wines for more than five generations. Aldo left his legendary brother at his father's cellar (the Giacomo Conterno estate) in 1969 to pursue his... Read more
Aldo Conterno is known as the “King of Barolo” in Italy. Poderi Aldo Conterno is situated in Monforte d'Alba on the prized Bussia Soprano vineyard, in the heart of the Barolo region. The Conterno family has been producing and aging the great Piemontese wines for more than five generations. Aldo left his legendary brother at his father's cellar (the Giacomo Conterno estate) in 1969 to pursue his own winemaking interests and reputation, creating the wines of Poderi Aldo Conterno in the "Favot" cellar. The estate exclusively vinifies its own 25 hectacres of grapes. The Conterno brothers parted ways back in the late sixties to create their own styles of Barolo, Giovanni producing the more traditional style of the two. However, Aldo's wines are not considered modern; he still refuses to age them in small barriques. The wines are more fruit driven than the earthy wines of the Giacomo Conterno estate across town in Monforte. Aldo Conterno’s corporate policy of producing only the highest quality wines while mixing tradition with innovation. Read less

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The Barolo of the “Granbussia” selection is produced by assembling the distinctly vinified and aged wines of the vineyards Romirasco, Cicala and Colonnello in the following percentages respectively: 70%, 15% and 15% ; however, these ideal values change according to the vintage. The wine remains for 6 years in the cellar before being sold, and it is produced exclusively in the best vintages.

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