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Aldo Conterno - Barolo Cicala
750ML
2011

$139.99

SKU: 07635
Producer Aldo Conterno
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Varietal Nebbiolo
Vintage 2011
Size 750ml

 

Description

The 2011 Barolo Bussia Cicala shows a slightly warmer side to the Bussia cru, although in general I am very impressed with how this single vineyard has performed. You get subtle wood influences here, but the quality of fruit is on prime display. Black cherry, cassis and wild berry lift graciously from the bouquet. Heavier aromas of spice, resin and black licorice add a sense of gravitas and grounded vigor. Bussia Cicala is aged in Slovenian botte for 28 months and already shows excellent potential for a sure and steady evolution.