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Aldo Conterno Barolo Bricco Bussia Vigna Colonnello

Aldo Conterno
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Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionPiemonte
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Italy
SubregionBarolo
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GrapesNebbiolo
Wine Description:
Aldo Conterno Barolo Bricco Bussia Vigna Colonnello is a prestigious red wine crafted by the legendary Aldo Conterno winery in the Barolo appellation of Piedmont, Italy. The wine is a single-vineyard Barolo, sourced exclusively from the Bricco Bussia Vigna Colonnello vineyard, known for its exceptional terroir, featuring calcareous clay soils. The winemaking process is marked by traditional techniques, including extended maceration and aging in large oak barrels. This results in a full-bodied and powerful Barolo with complex aromas of red berries, roses, and spices, followed by an impressive palate with firm tannins and a long, elegant finish. Aldo Conterno's Barolo is celebrated for its structure, depth, and exceptional aging potential, representing the epitome of the classic Barolo style.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas
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Cons:
  • Requires aging to fully develop its potential.
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User Rating:

4.5
Sometimes Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

Aldo Conterno Barolo Bricco Bussia Vigna Colonnello is a prestigious wine from the Barolo region in Italy. On the nose, it offers an enticing bouquet of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and plums, accompanied by floral notes of violets and roses. There are also hints of spices, such as cinnamon and cloves, adding complexity to the aromatic profile. On the palate, this wine showcases a harmonious balance between its fruitiness and its structure. The tannins are firm yet refined, providing a solid backbone to the wine. Flavors of red berries, dried herbs, and licorice unfold, creating a multi-layered tasting experience. The finish is long and persistent, leaving a lingering impression of elegance and finesse. Aldo Conterno Barolo Bricco Bussia Vigna Colonnello is a wine that benefits from aging, as it allows the flavors and aromas to further develop and integrate. It is recommended to decant this wine before serving to enhance its aromatic expression.
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