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2008 Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva Granbussia

  • 96 WA
  • 96 WS
  • 100 JS
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SKU: 87548-2008-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 96

    This is beginning to open, with fragrant cherry, rose, leather and sweet spice aromas and flavors. Vibrant and intense, with a terrific finish of sweet fruit, spice, tar and mineral notes. Shows fine presence and harmony, yet this should only improve over the next decade.
    Author: Bruce Sanderson
  • James Suckling | Rating: 100

    Incredible aromas of blackberries, blueberries, dark chocolate and hints of cream. Roses, rose petals and leaves. Speechless. Full-bodied, tight and concentrated. The finish is endless. Perfect harmony. Made from a selection of the best grapes from the oldest vines: 70% romirasco, 15% cicala and 15% colonnello. All co-fermented and macerated for one month in wood. Aged in a 25-hectoliter cask for 33 months. Five years in bottle. Only 3,000 bottles. Perfect now and it will improve with age for decades ahead.
    Author: James Suckling
    Issue: 20 Jan, 2017
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 96

    The 2008 Barolo Riserva Granbussia is an unexpected wine and is perhaps the least characteristic of the three Granbussia vintages presented in this mini vertical. The wine opens to a deeply ruby red color and bright aromas that show some very distant touches of jam or marmalade. This is a big surprise given the generally cooler conditions of the vintage. Franco Conterno tells me fruit was harvested very late —at great risk—during the first week of November. The Nebbiolo grape loves a long growing season. The aromas are dense and dark with blackberry, plum and black fruit. Those super charged tones continue with leather, spice and tar.
    Drink Dates: 2018 - 2040
    Author: Monica Larner
    Issue: 231
  • Self | Rating:

    Drink Dates: 2026-2032
    Author: Malafronte Michael

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 34 bottles owned
  • 4 collectors