Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva Monfortino 2006 750ml - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake
Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva Monfortino 2006 750ml
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Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva Monfortino 2006


750ml

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Giacomo Conterno
 
Wine Advocate
  • wa98-100

Tasted from botte number 45, the 2006 Barolo Riserva Monfortino is gorgeous. Roberto tells me, "Monfortino is not a drinking wine, it's a chewing wine." His comment makes perfect sense and offers incredible insight into the profound beauty beholden before us. You almost feel the crunch of the young tannin and the snap of its presence in the mouth. The bouquet is perfectly matched to the wine. Elegance and finesse add contrast to the wine's sheer power and determination. Dried rose, licorice, tar, spice and tobacco show immense definition and focus. The 2006 vintage is noted for its extraordinary aging potential. Anticipated maturity: 2025-2045.

Monica Larner, June 2013
Wine Spectator
  • ws98

Deep, complex aromas of cherry, tar, leather and licorice signal this powerful yet fresh red. Shows great intensity to the sweet cherry fruit, accented by mineral and eucalyptus hints. Vibrant, with the firm structure driving the very long aftertaste. The gripping tannins will need time to soften.-Tasted non-blind at the winery (November 2013). Best from 2020 through 2040.

Bruce Sanderson, 2014

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