Giacomo Conterno   Barolo Cascina Francia

2013 Barolo Cascina Francia

By Giacomo Conterno

The 2013 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno

As an embodiment of the pinnacle of fine wines from Italy, the 2013 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno does not shy away from its prestigious lineage. This vintage paints a vivid tableau of the Piedmont terroir, graced by Mother Nature and nurtured by the gifted hands of the Conterno family.


A Symphony of Balance and Power

Emanating a harmony rarely found in other vintages, 2013 accentuates the sophisticated dynamic between intensity and elegance, a signature trait of the Barolo Cascina Francia. Marked by the cool temperate growing conditions of that year, this ruby jewel possesses a strapping depth underscored by soaring acidity and well-groomed tannins.

Each sip footnotes with notes of dark cherries and morello intertwined with balsamic undertones, softly echoing its precise use of French oak.


Vintage Charm: The Testament of Time

The 2013 growing season spun a tapestry favoring late-ripening grapes, revealing a unique variation often reserved for cellos casually aging in Piedmont's quiet cantinas. It is hard not to admire how the various weather instances have imbued their imprint onto this wine, converging to amplify its complexity.

Resting at the junction where power meets finesse, this vintage yields to the robust demands of Nebbiolo while seamlessly preserving an inviting freshness.

Sipping this wine is to traverse through time and space, a wandering journey across the undulating hills shrouded under Piedmont's virgin fog. The divinity found within each drop narrates a tale immersed in decades of wine-making wisdom and the profound intimacy of land and grape.

The 2013 Barolo Cascina Francia from Giacomo Conterno is no mere bottle of wine; it is a symposium of nature's whim and artisanal prowess, a priceless investment for those who appreciates the art of time encapsulated in a glass.

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