Barolo Ginestra, Paolo Conterno 2016

RegionItaly
SubregionPiedmont
ColourRed
TypeStill


See all vintages of this wine



See all wines by Paolo Conterno

This wine has now sold out. To register your interest please contact us at sales@farrvintners.com and we will notify you when it is back in stock.


Tasting Notes

A very expressive, fragrant nose with hints of sweet tropical fruit and cassis. Lots to like here - it is very complex and has layer upon layer of sweet fruit, spice and chewy tannins. This will definitely need time but on today's showing, it should turn out to be a truly brilliant wine. Leaves you somewhat speechless for the 30+ second finish.

Score: 18Farr Vintners, Farr Tasting, October 2019

Meaty and gamey nose – smoke and ash. Such wonderful texture on the palate, very firm tannins at the moment. There is incredible acidity here, effortless – all backed up by wonderful fruit character. 2022-2035

Score: 17.5+Alistair Cooper MW, JancisRobinson.com, November 2019

Please note that these tasting notes/scores are not intended to be exhaustive and in some cases they may not be the most recently published figures. However, we always do our best to add latest scores and reviews when these come to our attention. We advise customers who wish to purchase wines based simply on critical reviews to carry out further research into the latest reports.