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Poderi Aldo Conterno Chardonnay Langhe DOC Bussiador 2006

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Aldo Conterno’s family has been producing great Piemontese wines for more than five generations. Since setting up on his own after splitting with his brother Giovanni (who kept the Giacomo Conterno label), Aldo has been in the front rank of Piemontese producers. He has been an innovator of great importance and this dynamism has been passed onto his sons, who now run the winery. Light gold in colour, with a perfumed, spicy nose, the Bussiador has aromas of tropical fruit, together with buttery, vanilla notes. On the palate it has excellent balance of ripe, rich fruit and an elegant acidity. Long and creamy on the finish.

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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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07/11/2011

long finish Classic style,oaky chard



Aldo Conterno’s family has been producing great Piemontese wines for more than five generations. Since setting up on his own after splitting with his brother Giovanni (who kept the Giacomo Conterno label), Aldo has been in the front rank of Piemontese producers. He has been an innovator of great importance and this dynamism has been passed onto his sons, who now run the winery. Light gold in colour, with a perfumed, spicy nose, the Bussiador has aromas of tropical fruit, together with buttery, vanilla notes. On the palate it has excellent balance of ripe, rich fruit and an elegant acidity. Long and creamy on the finish.

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