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2012 ALDO CONTERNO Barolo Romirasco

ALDO CONTERNO Barolo Romirasco 2012

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  • Country
  • Country
  • Italy
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Denominazione di origine controllata e garantita (DOCG)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Piedmont
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Barolo
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Nebbiolo 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • About this winery

    Aldo Conterno was born in 1931, the second son of Giacomo Conterno; his family had been winegrowers in Piemonte for five generations. He left Italy in 1954 with the intention of establishing a winery in the Napa Valley with two uncles who lived in San Francisco. Instead he was drafted into the US Army soon after his arrival, spending two years in Korea and returning to Italy after being honorably discharged. He and his older brother Giovanni took over the Giacomo Conterno estate in 1961; in...

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Press reviews

  • - 97 Points -

    March 2016

    Very earthy and intense with ripe fruit and hints of bark and mushrooms. Full body, powerful and chewy. Great tannin structure. 

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