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Barolo Monfortino Riserva, Giacomo Conterno 1996

Label
RegionItaly
SubregionBarolo
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyNebbiolo

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Italy1996Barolo Monfortino Riserva, Giacomo Conterno

Non OWC

BT0 \ 111,300.00
1,200.00
bt97 AG1160097.0097.00Barolo Monfortino Riserva, Conterno, Giacomo0.7510
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Tasting Notes

The 1996 Barolo Riserva Monfortino came across as far more harmonious, with a gorgeous, rich core of fruit that balanced the firm 1996 tannins with wonderful class. Of course wines go through periods of being more or less closed, but on this night the 1996 Monfortino was head and shoulders above the Cascina Francia, something that was far less obvious in vintages such as 1999 and 1990.

97
Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, June 2010
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