2000 Conterno, Aldo Barolo Vigna Cicala
Nebbiolo - 750ML

  • WS 96
  • IWC 93

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WS 96
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, July 2004
This is a big powerful red with loads of floral berry plum and truffle aromas and flavors. Full-bodied yet refined. It builds on the palate with lots of racy tannins and an ultralong finish. A long-ager. Nearly matches... This is a big powerful red with loads of floral berry plum and truffle aromas and flavors. Full-bodied yet refined. It builds on the palate with lots of racy tannins and an ultralong finish. A long-ager. Nearly matches the amazing 1996 in quality. The best from Conterno this year. Best after 2010. 800 cases made. (JS)
IWC 93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, November 2004
...ool chalky aromas of red cherry licorice minerals and chocolate. Dense chewy and sappy with superb inner-mouth energy and floral character. Conveys a strong impression of soil tones. The longest of these 2000s... ...ool chalky aromas of red cherry licorice minerals and chocolate. Dense chewy and sappy with superb inner-mouth energy and floral character. Conveys a strong impression of soil tones. The longest of these 2000s finishing impressively chewy firmly tannic and palate-staining. Transcends the vintage. These vines were picked earlier than those used to make the basic Bussia Soprana wine.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barolo
Appellation Monforte
Sub-appellation Bussia
Vintage 2000