2007 Barolo Ginestra Riserva Paolo Conterno

The 'spectacular' 2007 Barolo Riserva from the brilliant Paolo Conterno is a stellar buy for any fan of the most compelling wines of Piedmont.


The Barolo Riserva is the flagship wine of the estate and made only in the best vintages from hand-picked grapes in the steeply-sloped Ginestra vineyard. Aged in French oak for over 4 years, this 2007 has rested at the property until now and it looks to be phenomenal.


The combination of sublime raw materials and superb winemaking are, for Monica Larner, 'spectacular' and mean a rich and silky wine that will be drinking now and for many years to come. Delicious stuff and, given the perfect ageing and immense quality, very-well priced.

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Average critic rating : 96.0 points



“The 2007 Barolo Riserva Ginestra is born in extremely difficult conditions. Fruit is sourced from a hillside plot with impossibly steep inclines and shallow soils (with white tufo and clay) for limited root penetration. These factors help curb the natural vigor of the grapevine and result in high quality fruit. This wine sees a long maceration period (up to 40 days) and almost six years of barrel aging in botte grande. The results are spectacular with rich floral and menthol aromas folded within the wine’s silky texture. This 2007 Riserva feels much younger than it really is. Drink: 2016-2035.” (Jul 2014) www.eroboertparker.com Drink 2016-2036

Founded in 1886 this is a family owned winery with an impressive history of quality. The wines here are classically styled, pure and laser-sharp. They also age particularly well. The Ginestra and, of course, the Ginestra Riserva, are the jewels of this estate.

“There is a purity to proprietor Giorgio Conterno’s wines that I find incredibly appealing. Antonio Galloni

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