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Giacomo Conterno Barolo 1995

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The Cascina Francia vineyard is located in the town of Serrallunga d'Alba in southern Piedmont (in the Langhe hills). The vineyard has a southwest exposure and sits about 40 meters above sea level. Roberto plants Nebbiolo on 9.4 hectares of the vineyard; 4.6 hectares are devoted to Barbera d'Alba. 1800 cases were produced. Snapshot Country Italy Region Piedmont Appellation Barolo Color Red Still / Sparkling Still Bottle Size Full Bottle (750 ml) Varieties 100% Nebbiolo

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Editorial Reviews for Giacomo Conterno Barolo

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065215,725
4.50 5
04/20/2010

Tight and youthful on the nose with huge notes of candied herbs, sweet herbs, and licorice. This is surprisingly savory with nutty tones and autumnal earthy notes giving this a medicinal and black mineral note. On the palate this is moderately big and rich and packed with ripe tannins, dark savory fruit, and great acidity. The front is definitely leaning towards the dark earthy end of the spectrum but the crisp, hard, black raspberry-toned fruit pops on the back end with the rush of ripe tannins driving the fruit through the long, medicinal finish, which ends with a drying note of black tea. 91pts


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Snooth User: Eric Guido
92549173,053
3.50 5
07/25/2010

I find a lot of ‘95’s to be just entering their drinking windows and this was a perfect example. On the nose I found strawberry, rose and with a little probing, sage with a bit of beefy broth. The palate showed more strawberry with sweet tobacco and mineral, earthiness.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/20/2012

A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 1995 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Cascina Francia 750ml



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The Cascina Francia vineyard is located in the town of Serrallunga d'Alba in southern Piedmont (in the Langhe hills). The vineyard has a southwest exposure and sits about 40 meters above sea level. Roberto plants Nebbiolo on 9.4 hectares of the vineyard; 4.6 hectares are devoted to Barbera d'Alba. 1800 cases were produced. Snapshot Country Italy Region Piedmont Appellation Barolo Color Red Still / Sparkling Still Bottle Size Full Bottle (750 ml) Varieties 100% Nebbiolo

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