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Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Colonnello 1998

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Textured, powerful, and concentrated is the 1998 Barolo Colonnello. Offering aromas and flavors of roasted coffee, new saddle leather, black cherry jam, underbrush, earth, and spice box, this tightly-structured, full-bodied, dense, impressively-extra... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 1998 Conterno, Aldo Barolo Vigna Colonnello Bussia 750ml

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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

External Reviews for Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Colonnello

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/14/2012

Textured, powerful, and concentrated is the 1998 Barolo Colonnello. Offering aromas and flavors of roasted coffee, new saddle leather, black cherry jam, underbrush, earth, and spice box, this tightly-structured, full-bodied, dense, impressively-extra... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 1998 Conterno, Aldo Barolo Vigna Colonnello Bussia 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/16/2011

A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 1998 Conterno, Aldo Barolo Vigna Colonnello Bussia 750ml




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