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Barolo "Monfortino", Giacomo Conterno

Barolo "Monfortino", Giacomo Conterno - 2010

Item # 19809 750mL
$1499.96/ Single Bottle
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

One of the greatest names in Piedmont, the Giacomo Conterno estate was started in 1908. Monfortino is justifiably celebrated as one of the world’s greatest red wines.


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About the Producer

Piedmont, Italy One of the greatest names in all of Piemonte, Cantine Giacomo Conterno was formed in 1908 when Giacomo’s father, Giovanni Conterno started a wine bar in the village of San Giuseppe. Giovanni made Barolo from purchased grapes and sold whatever was not needed at the tavern in barrel at this time, as was the custom throughout the region in the early twentieth century. Their flagship...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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