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Giacomo Conterno Barolo Cascina Francia 2009 1.5L
Giacomo Conterno Barolo Cascina Francia 2009 1.5L


 
Price: $499.00
ID: 20742
Vintage 2009
Producer: Conterno, Giacomo
Varietal(s): Nebbiolo
Color: Red

Availability: Currently Unavailable
Product Code: RD8104
Currently Unavailable.

Description Sub Region Producer Notes
 
Silky, fleshy, and loaded with ripe, brambly fruit, the ’09 Cascina Francia appears to offer earlier approachability than it usually does--and certainly much earlier than Monfortino; in fact, the estate decided not to make Monfortino in ’09, putting all its fruit into the sublime Barolo Cascina Francia. Succulent fruit is underlain by a mineral core and framed with cigar wrapper, fresh-cut herbs, eucalyptus and spice in this wine that morphs beautifully as it moves across the palate. The estate makes its Cascina Francia with natural yeasts, temperature controlled fermentation and a lengthy maceration of 3-4 weeks; after this, the wine ages in large Slavonian botti and in bottle for a total of four years. This is a must-have Barolo bottling for real aficionados.
Additional Info
  • Color: Red
  • Style: Still
  • Type: Still
  • Variety/Blend: Nebbiolo


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