1999 Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva Granbussia
Nebbiolo - 750ML

  • WA 95
  • IWC 95

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WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2008
This is a great showing for Conterno's 1999 Barolo Riserva Granbussia. A deeply-flavored structured wine it offers expressive aromatics and layers of sweet black cherries roses and tar in a powerful intense style. It... This is a great showing for Conterno's 1999 Barolo Riserva Granbussia. A deeply-flavored structured wine it offers expressive aromatics and layers of sweet black cherries roses and tar in a powerful intense style. It needs at least a few additional years of cellaring for the oak to soften but it is a terrific effort. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2024.
IWC 95
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, November 2004
Medium red. Pure but reticent aromas of minerals and spices with a deep woodsy sweetness. Then dense lush and silky but youthfully backward. This powerfully minerally spicy wine boasts fruit of steel. Finishes with big... Medium red. Pure but reticent aromas of minerals and spices with a deep woodsy sweetness. Then dense lush and silky but youthfully backward. This powerfully minerally spicy wine boasts fruit of steel. Finishes with big broad strong tannins and great length and grip. A classic Barolo in need of a good decade of additional cellaring.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barolo
Appellation Monforte
Sub-appellation Granbussia
Vintage 1999