(2006 Vintage) Good deep red. Deep black cherry, blueberry and licorice on the nose. The palate offers incredible inner-mouth perfume, not to mention sweetness and depth of fruit. The wine's sheer concentration is nicely cut by juicy acidity, and its saline soil tones give it an uncanny tactile quality. The tannins are massive but completely supported by the wine's mid-palate material.
Antonio Galloni"Conterno's 2000 Barolo Riserva Monfortino explodes from the glass with a luxurious, expansive personality that leaves me speachless. Endowed with generous ripe fruit, it is a seamless, seductive Monfortino that possesses incredible length as well as purity in a style that perfectly encapsulates the qualities of the vintage. With air, suggestions of roses, cocoa, tar and anise emerge to complete this magnificent expression of Barolo from Serralunga. Despite its seemingly approachable personality ...