Conterno Fantino

+39 0173 78204 1 Via Ginestra
Monforte d'Alba,
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The making of high quality vine begin with the grapes. The work carried out in the vineyard ends with the harvest, and the winery takes over. – Description from JelaDragoljevic

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Grignolino

    Indigenous to Italy’s Piedmont region, Grignolino is only a minor grape in its homeland, where it makes light red win...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

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  • With just a few days to go before my departure for Piedmont, I was thrilled to ... vintage anomaly? 91pts 2008 Conterno Fantino Barolo Sori Ginestra $90Perfumed with candied black fruits backed up with plenty of toasty oak. This is simple but assertive with lots of black cherry fruit and lovely herbal accents. Smooth on the palate, and nicely ... Read More

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  • Conterno Fantino Nebbiolo Blend Langhe DOC Monprà 2008

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    Perfumed with candied black fruits backed up with plenty of toasty oak. This is simple but assertive with lots of black cherry fruit and lovely herbal accents. Smooth on the palate, and nicely balanced with plenty of tart red berry fruit over well integrated oak spice. The tannins are relatively soft here, allowing this to deliver a nice sweet r... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Conterno Fantino Langhe Nebbiolo Ginestrino 2009

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    Oh my gosh.. this was like sticking your nose into blackberry jam, sugarless, homemade jam. Fruity without being jammy with a bit of mocha. Full bodied and round with nice acidity and a long finish. Perfect wine to get that Nebbiolo character without having to eat a huge carnivorous meal! Read More

    Wine review by Anna Savino


  • Conterno Fantino Barolo Sorì Ginestra 2001

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Conterno Fantino Barolo Sorì Ginestra 2009

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    At the opposite end of the spectrum in Piemonte, modern winemaking is very much alive at Conterno-Fantino's chic, state of the art winery atop the village of Monforte d"Alba. In addition to delivering panoramic 360 views of the Langhe, the estate delivers top quality Barolo taking full advantage of roto fermentors to achieve maximum extraction a... Read More

    Wine review by Mary John Baumann


  • Hi there! I am planning on doing a road trip through Provence and Southern Rhone this summer. I have a general idea of where to go but was wondering if any of you had any tips for affordable and fun wineries to visit or MUSTs in Southern France. I was thinking Saint Tropez, Bandol, Cassis, Aix en Provence, Avignon, Tavel, Gigondas, Vacqueyras, B... Read More

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  • Fantino Conterno Barolo Vigna del Gris 2008

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    Wine review by luca chevalier


  • Conterno Fantino Barolo Mosconi Italy 2008

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    Wine review by luca chevalier


  • Barbera D 'Alba Vignota Conterno Fantino Piedmont 2010

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    Wine review by luca chevalier


  • Conterno Fantino Langhe Monpra 2009

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    Wine review by luca chevalier


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