Giacomo Conterno   Barolo Cascina Francia

2008 Barolo Cascina Francia

By Giacomo Conterno

2008 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno, Piedmont, Italy

For the discerning collector of genre-defining wines, the 2008 Barolo Cascina Francia from renowned producer Giacomo Conterno demonstrates a layered symphony of Sensory analysis that leaves no room for doubt: this is a vintage of superlative quality and aging potential.

 

A Benchmarked Expression of Terroir and Vintage

The challenge of growing conditions in 2008 presented a cool and wet spring followed by a dry and warm summer. The invaluable experience of Conterno proved paramount in caring for fruit across this fickle season, resulting in Nebbiolo grapes replete with concentrated flavors and well-paced acidity.

What you then sip within the glass is an articulate yet harmonious depiction of the subtly complex terroir - an opulent tapestry woven from a cultural inheritance of family expertise and organic commitment.

 

Expertise Rendering Perceptible Elegance

Your palate will meet graceful waves of ripe red cherries tempered by truffles, leather and wild herbs. Seamless integration over a decade allows secondary elements like smoke and menthol to bolster the aromatic intensity without overpowering ripe fruits. Each facet contributes to an intricate balance, establishing the 2008 Barolo Cascina Francia as one of the most distinct fine wines from Italy.

 

The Investor's Prospect

Regardless of whether your intention is short-term resale or long-term collection, any consideration towards wine investment should include a commendable vintage such as this. This particular year from this esteemed producer caters to both investor archetypes - steadily burgeoning in value whilst maintaining the promise of further complexity given time.

Through a combination of steadfast quality and respect for tradition, Giacomo Conterno has curated another testament of their relentless pursuit towards creating unforgettable wines with the 2008 Barolo Cascina Francia. A worthy subject for consideration to any astute investor seeking a magnum opus in their collection.

Current market price

$2,880.00

12x75cl

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