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2005 Aldo Conterno Barolo Cicala (1.5l) [Printable View]
Producer: Poderi Aldo Conterno poderialdoconterno.com   details
Appellation: Barolo - Piemonte - Italy (DOC)
Type: red
Varietal: Nebbiolo
Maturity: Hold
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$246.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: December 23, 2013 , Randy Lopez
91 points "Color: dark; Aromas: floral, woody, black berry; Sweetness: dry; Finish: persistent; Bold but with finesse, firm tannins with a foreground of licorice and berry. Nice finish." Best 2013-2018
rated: April 15, 2009 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
93 points "The estate's 2005 Barolo Cicala is a transparent, mid-weight wine redolent of dark fruit, spices, minerals and licorice, all of which come together in the glass with superb elegance. Here the tannins are decidely firmer and bigger than in the Colonello, even though the vineyards are just a few hundred meters apart! This powerful yet harmonious wine is simply radiant in its beauty. All that it needs is a little patience..93 WA 04/09. " Best 2013-2025
rated: July 15, 2009 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
95 points "Strawberry pie and cream aromas lead to a full-bodied palate. Very thick and powerful, with big, velvety tannins and masses of fruit. A blockbuster style. Best after 2013. 750 cases made...95. WS 7/09" Best 2013-2025
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