State/Country, Region, Place: Italy, Piedmont, Monforte d'Alba (CN)
Red, dry, still wine
Grape Varieties: 100% Nebbiolo
Aging: 30 months in oak casks.
The vineyard “Romirasco” is about 50-55 years old and the vines are replanted from time to time. The main variety of Nebbiolo is Lampia and its rootstock is Rupestris du Lot.
The bouquet is sublime, with aromas of black berries, roses and smoke. The palate offers rare elegance, superb balance and prominent yet polished tannins; the overall result is clean and racy.
In the 19th century, Giovanni Conterno joined his father on the family domaine in Monforte d'Alba. This domaine was an export success from the very outset with its Barolo Reserve, which was only produced ...