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Monfortino Barolo Riserva Retrospective, 1937 to 2013 with Special Pricing!

Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva 1943 750ml
Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva 1943 750ml

Price: $1,599.00
ID: 6990
Vintage 1943
Producer: Conterno, Giacomo
Varietal(s): Nebbiolo
Color: Red

Availability: Currently Unavailable
Product Code: RD3154
Currently Unavailable.

Description Sub Region Producer Notes
Remarkably vibrant and intense, this ’43 Barolo Monfortino Riserva doesn’t drink like a wine that’s more than 75 years old. A bold brick orange in the glass, this wine has the patina that only maturity can give, and a concentrated, structured palate conveys its tertiary notes of tea, dried rose petals, tar and game. This vintage Barolo Monfortino Riserva layers its tertiary notes with its pure Nebbiolo fruit, crossing the palate with an ethereal feel as it builds to a lingering, mesmerizing finish. Giacomo Conterno crafts its Barolo Monfortino exclusively in vintages of the highest caliber; between the years of 1920 and 2009, Barolo Monfortino made only 47 out of a possible 89 appearances, averaging fewer than 600 cases in each vintage. Barolo Monfortino Riserva is unquestionably a standard-bearer in Barolo, and it consistently shows the deft hand of its maker in its mind-blowing complexity, nuance, power and ineffable beauty.
Additional Info
  • Color: Red
  • Style: Still
  • Type: Dry
  • Variety/Blend: Nebbiolo
  • Breakdown of Varieties: Nebbiolo

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