Giacomo Conterno   Barolo

1997 Barolo

By Giacomo Conterno

The 1997 Barolo from Giacomo Conterno

Stepping into the limelight of the exceptional marquee year of 1997, we find a Piedmont superstar in the offering from Giacomo Conterno. The 1997 Barolo is a harmonious testament to the prodigious strides of Italian viticulture – a jewel among fine wines from Italy and beyond.


La Maestà – the Majesty of 1997

The 1997 vintage marks a notable zenith in the annals of Barolo, rightfully recognised for its unusually harmonious sea of perfection. It was a year that swept across the vineyards with an authoritative wave, orchestrating optimal maturation of Nebbiolo grapes, whilst maintaining an extraordinary balance between acidity and tannins.

This convergence of meritorious climatic conditions resulted in the exquisite 1997 Barolo from Giacomo Conterno; an ensemble of sheer harmony playing to the tune of Nebbiolo's reputed complexity.

A Dish Served for Kings

Giacomo Conterno's interpretation of this celebrated vintage paints an elegant tapestry of refined power. This Barolo sings with notes of dried cherries, red currants and roses, revisiting classic Nebbiolo character yet interweaving them with earthy whispers of truffles – a nod to the unique terroir that bears it.


Not Just a Bottle, but an Investment

For those contemplating valuable investments within the realm of fine wine– the 1997 Barolo from Giacomo Conterno arises as a formidable contender. Like an artist becoming more admired posthumous, the elegance and complexity of this vintage grows with age, not depreciating but appreciating, rewarding those who have invested their trust in its crafted brilliance.


A Connoisseur's Delight Yet an Investor's Dream

Though every bottle from the Conterno cellars is known for its bold and tantalising depth, the 1997 Barolo’s exceptional harmony stands out - a symphony concocted by Mother Nature and perfected by Conterno’s meticulous techniques. A veritable treasure chest in the world of fine wines from Italy, it resides at the intersection between a connoisseur's delight and an investor's dream.

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