Giacomo Conterno   Barolo Cascina Francia

2011 Barolo Cascina Francia

By Giacomo Conterno

2011 Barolo Cascina Francia by Giacomo Conterno, Piedmont, Italy

Autumn in a glass', this phrase aptly captures the serene intensity of the 2011 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno – an insight into the magic that a truly great vintage can unleash. The 2011 vintage, remembered for its brutally hot summer and an early yet abundant harvest, has yielded a Barolo of surpassing elegance.


The Definition of Exquisite Balance

Bearing an emblematic insignia of finesse and composure, this wine reveals multi-layered complexities masked within seemingly effortless simplicity. Conterno's master winemakers have expertly navigated the pathways of the tumultuous weather patterns of 2011, lending this Barolo an appeal that few other vintages from the same winemaker can parallel.

A seductively perfumed bouquet oozes from the glass as you pour: rose petals and tart cherries are hauntingly intertwined with whispers of truffle and spice. The taste then unravels with assurance and grace on the palate - ripe dark cherry laced with sparks of licorice and smoke. An exciting undertaking for any sophisticated wine enthusiast.


Investing in Timeless Pleasure

The notion that fine Italian wine represents a base for prudent investments rings truest when discussing the 2011 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno. With its ageworthy constitution, future years are bound to unfurl more depth to the tasting experience while augmenting value for wine investors cognizant enough to seize this opportunity.

In conclusion, this Barolo is a prime example of how climatic conditions can bring about dramatic changes in terroir expression. Its singular personality has made it one of the most desired vintages from Conterno. The resonating depths of flavour intertwined with the romance of its quintessential Barolo attributes, make this a supreme choice for finely tuned wine investment portfolios. An experience of indulging in the 2011 Barolo Cascina Francia is, at once, an intellectual intrigue and a sensory pleasure.

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