Giacomo Conterno   Barolo

1999 Barolo

By Giacomo Conterno

1999 Barolo by Giacomo Conterno, Italy

This 1999 Barolo from Giacomo Conterno is one of those wines that you crack open, knowing full well that you're about to be witness to a remarkable exhibit of mastery, amusement and downright genius. Hailing from one of the most reputable regions for fine wines from Italy - Barolo, a unique pedigree shines brightly through every sip.


A Distinct Diva from '99

The climatic conditions of the time delivered a perfect necessity for the Nebbiolo grape to express its qualities entirely. The season's moderately warm temperature showing a gentle ebb and flow between sun-soaked afternoons and cool nights played its role to perfection in shaping this vintage. These exacting features are remarkably manifest in the fragrant, almost hypnotic nose of this wine

Every ounce of the 1999 Barolo from Giacomo Conterno speaks highly of its lineage; a fact that one can't help but appreciate with each sip. It boasts tales of traditionally rich heritage, harmonised by the enlightened winemaking practices.


Overflowing with Wanderlust – A Taste for Adventure!

When it comes to a wine investment, signature traits like these are the stuff that dreams are made of for professionals and enthusiasts alike. Displaying an exquisite balance between ripe cherry notes, wild herbs and liberal sprinklings of spices, the wide palate gives due respect to the varietal's nuances.

All these characters dance on your palate as you relish the taste – notice the brilliant cascade of acidity perhaps echoing Piedmont’s undulating landscapes or pick up the subtle notes of fine tannins, hinting at age-worthy sophistication long associated with top-tier Italian wines. It is this precise balancing act of subtlety and strength that sets this vintage apart.

As the wine matures, it unfolds elegantly over time – a brilliant reminder of why the 1999 Giacomo Conterno Barolo ranks as one of the excellent beneficiaries for long-term investment. A classic rhetoric of Italian winemaking, reflecting the past, present and the future quality of fine wines from Italy.

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