Giacomo Conterno   Barolo Cascina Francia

2010 Barolo Cascina Francia

By Giacomo Conterno

2010 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno, Italy

A landmark bottle in the annals of Italian viticulture, the 2010 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno stands as a testament to the mastery of its maker and the exceptional climatic conditions of the vintage year. One can trace in each velvety sip the sun-dappled days and crisp, cool nights that have etched their unique signature upon this wine.


An Opus of Terroir, Cast in Sterling Sunshine

Conterno's celebrated Barolo Cascina Francia wines are renowned for their expression of the SubRegion's characteristic terroirs - limestone-rich soils stippled with clay and marl - yet 2010 vintage transcends even these lofty standards. The long, sunlit summer punctuated by a clement autumn afforded the Nebbiolo grapes an extended ripening period. The resultant wine bears distinct notes of ripe red cherries, blackberries interwoven with ethereal hints of mint and balanced by a refreshing minerality.


An eloquent narration of the vineyard's story

To invest in this fine wine from Italy is not merely securing an impressive addition to one's portfolio; it is to gain a tangible piece of a storied legacy. A wine where Nebbiolo attains full poetic expression: the 2010 Barolo Cascina Francia mirrors the dedication, expertise, and passion that have been hallmarks of Conterno family for generations.


The Distinguished Palette of 2010

The climatic conditions and terroir of 2010 have conspired to create a harmonious symphony within this Barolo. Amidst its bold structure and rich colour, one finds beguiling traces of sweet tobacco, cinnamon, lavender and autumn leaves, beautifully encapsulating the essence of the Piedmontese landscape in the fall.

This truly is a remarkable example of Barolo at its pinnacle and an excellent catalyst for anyone seeking to venture into the realm of fine wine investment in Italy. A testament to the magic that can bloom when skilled winemaking employs nature's bountiful gifts, the 2010 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno is undeniably one unforgettable serenade from the vine.

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