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Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Colonnello

Aldo Conterno
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$159.98
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionPiemonte
Alcohol Level
Country
Italy
SubregionBarolo
Drinking Window
GrapesNebbiolo
Wine Description:
Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Colonnello is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the prestigious Barolo appellation in Italy, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in the renowned Bussia vineyard. The vineyard's unique features, such as its well-drained soils and optimal sun exposure, contribute to the wine's exceptional quality. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the finest grapes and aging in oak barrels, resulting in a wine that exudes elegance and complexity. With its bold yet refined style, Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Colonnello is a true gem for wine enthusiasts seeking a memorable and sophisticated experience.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas of red fruits, dried flowers, and spices
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Cons:
  • Requires aging to fully develop its potential
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User Rating:

4.3
Regularly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Colonnello is an exceptional wine that showcases the best of Barolo. This wine is produced by the renowned Aldo Conterno winery, known for their commitment to quality and tradition. The Bussia Colonnello vineyard, from which this wine is sourced, is located in the heart of the Barolo region in Piedmont, Italy. The vineyard's unique terroir, characterized by its clay and limestone soils, contributes to the wine's distinct character and complexity. In terms of aroma, Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Colonnello offers a captivating bouquet of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and raspberries, accompanied by floral notes of violets and roses. These aromas are further enhanced by hints of spices, such as cinnamon and cloves, adding depth and intrigue to the wine. On the palate, this Barolo displays a harmonious balance between its fruitiness and its well-integrated tannins. The wine's structure is firm yet elegant, with a long and persistent finish that leaves a lasting impression. Aldo Conterno Barolo Bussia Colonnello is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has great aging potential. With proper cellaring, it will continue to evolve and develop additional layers of complexity over the years. Overall, this wine is a true expression of the Barolo region, showcasing the unique characteristics of the Bussia Colonnello vineyard. It is a wine that demands attention and is sure to delight any wine enthusiast.
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