Barolo Bussia DOCG  2008
Conterno Aldo

Barolo Bussia DOCG 2008

The 2008 Barolo is a beautiful wine. Super expressive, knock-out aromatics lead to expressive layers of fruit. The 2008 shows gorgeous richness and depth within the context of the year. Tar, smoke, licorice and crushed rocks wrap around the finish. This is a striking, elegant Barolo from Aldo Conterno. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2028. My tasting at Aldo Conterno was one of the highlights of my recent trip to Piemonte. The 2008s are super-classic wines that will thrill Barolo lovers. The harvest took place at the end of October, quite late by modern-day standards. The Conterno brothers continue to lengthen macerations. In 2008 the Granbussia saw 40-45 days of skin contact, the longest ever. Speaking of Granbussia, Conterno has cut production on their flagship wine by a whopping two-thirds in order to bottle only the best juice under their top label. This also frees up juice for the Romirasco bottling, which is now a permanent part of the lineup, rather than a wine that is only made when there is no Granbussia, which was the case until just a few years ago. The unexpected success of the Romirasco bottling is one of the many positive things that have taken place at Aldo Conterno recently. The Conterno family embodies so many of the human values that make Piemonte such a special place. It's great to see them back at the top of their game.

Location Italien, Piemont
Calendar 2008
Rebsorte Rotwein
Nebbiolo
Alkohol% 14% Vol.
Flaschengröße 0.75L (€112/L)
Zucker Extratrocken
Ausbau großes Holzfass
Verschlusssystem Naturkork
Allergene Allergene: Sulfite
€ 84.00

inkl. 20.00% MwSt.

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