Barolo Ginestra, Paolo Conterno 2016
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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: 18||Farr 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|
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