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1993 Barolo Monfortino Riserva

Giacomo Conterno

92Average Score
flagNorthern Italy / Italy
Red

The light garnet/ruby-colored 1993 Barolo Monfortino is undoubtedly the wine of the vintage for this challenging year. Like all Conterno wines, it was bottled without fining and filtration, thus preserving its full terroir and varietal characteristics. It boasts a knock-out aromatic profile of rose petals, tar, new saddle leather, sweet, jammy black cherries, licorice, and raspberries, decent acidity, sweet tannin, copious alcohol, wonderful density, a fleshy texture, and beautiful harmony as well as elegance. It can be drunk now and over the next 15 years. Look for this effort to be one of the great sleeper wines of Piedmont given the fact that most 1993 Barolos are austere and hard-edged. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate # 135.

Robert Parker    Score: 92/100

Bts-0 Immediate | 4 Marketplace£676.00
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