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2001 Aldo Conterno - Barolo Cicala 750ml
2001 Aldo Conterno - Barolo Cicala
Italy - Piedmont - Barolo - Monforte
Red / Nebbiolo
2001 Aldo Conterno - Barolo Cicala
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Professional Reviews

IWC
95

International Wine Cellar Author: Stephen Tanzer Issue: Issue 117

($139) Medium red. Quintessential Barolo perfume: minerals, tobacco, underbrush, tar, licorice, gunflint. Then wonderfully rich and seamless in the mouth, with superb concentration and purity of flavor. Spicy red fruits emerged with aeration. Comes across, atypically, as less clenched in the early going than the Colonnello and strikingly complex from the outset, but this is nonetheless extremely young. Finishes with extremely suave tannins and vibrant lingering fruit. Great wine in the making.

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JR
18

Jancis Robinson Author: Jancis Robinson

Nr Monforte d?Alba. Quite pale with wide pale rim. Coffee and spiced black cherry, very sweet and ripe on the nose with quite noticeable oak. First sign of undergrowth and truffles, getting stronger with time in the glass. Complex and delicious. Fresh and not overwhelmed by the oak. JH

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Community Reviews

Karl Trust Rating: 100 Tasted On: 04/01/2006

Loads of plum, berry and licorice character with hints of new wood. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long, rich finish. Beauty here. Tight and compacted. Lots going on here. Give it time. Best 2008 to 2020

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