Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva

Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Piedmont
Item code: 
ICO112
Vintage: 
1961
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Barolo
Wine type: 
Red
Giacomo Conterno
Varietals: 
Nebbiolo
95
A comparison of two 1961s from Giacomo Conterno is next. Conterno’s 1961 Barolo Riserva Speciale Monfortino is, not surprisingly, deeper and more intense in all of its dimensions. Iron, smoke, graphite, leather, and sweet tobacco wrap around a core of dark fruit in a Barolo that packs a serious punch, especially considering its age. This is a superb bottle.
Field Publication Computed: 
Vinous
Field Rating Computed: 
95\nA comparison of two 1961s from Giacomo Conterno is next. Conterno’s 1961 Barolo Riserva Speciale Monfortino is, not surprisingly, deeper and more intense in all of its dimensions. Iron, smoke, graphite, leather, and sweet tobacco wrap around a core of dark fruit in a Barolo that packs a serious punch, especially considering its age. This is a superb bottle.\n