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Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Cicala

Aldo Conterno
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionPiemonte
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Italy
SubregionBarolo
Drinking Window
GrapesNebbiolo
Wine Description:
Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Cicala is a premium wine produced by the renowned Aldo Conterno winery. This wine comes from the Bussia vineyard, located in the Barolo appellation of Piedmont, Italy. The vineyard features a unique combination of soil and climate that gives the wine its distinct character. The winemaking process involves traditional techniques, including long maceration and aging in oak barrels, resulting in a complex and elegant wine. The style of the wine is full-bodied with intense aromas of red fruit, spices, and earthy notes. The tannins are firm yet refined, providing a long and satisfying finish.
Pros:
  • This wine is known for its balance and complexity, with subtle tannins and a long finish
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Cons:
  • Some drinkers may find it too tannic
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User Rating:

4.4
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Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

This Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Cicala is an intense and powerful expression of Nebbiolo, with aromas of ripe red berries, dried flowers, and subtle hints of tar and smoke. On the palate, it is full-bodied, with a silky texture, ripe tannins, and a long finish with notes of spice and licorice. This is an elegant and complex Barolo that will evolve gracefully over the years.
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