Giacomo Conterno   Barolo

2004 Barolo

By Giacomo Conterno

2004 Barolo from Giacomo Conterno, Piedmont, Italy

Giacomo Conterno's 2004 vintage of the iconic Barolo is an ethereal portrayal of a winning combination of terroir, time, and skill. The impressive Nebbiolo vineyards in this fruitful year delivered an investment-worthy wine that plays a beautiful symphony of complex notes.


A harmonious crescendo in wine devotion - the mark of investable finesse

2004 was a year that stood out in character across the Italian wine regions, not least in Piedmont, one of the most significant fine wine hotspots. The distinctive summer weather served as the prelude to Giacomo Conterno's Barolo symphony.

The warmth and even temperatures honed the Nebbiolo personality, its firm tannins softened yet persistently showcased in this 2004 Barolo. Giacomo Conterno masterfully maintains pronounced acidity and minerality which form a backbone for Barolo's natural intensity and complexity.


Marrying weather and wisdom for a stellar vintage

Reflective of the favourable year, this 2004 Barolo unveils a perfect sculpting of time and taste. Imagine ripe cherries underlined by subtle nuances of tar and roses. Add an ethereal overlay of truffle hints, anticipating the evolving savoury characteristics with further ageing.

The coupling of Mother Nature and Giacomo Conterno’s vigilant winemaking forms a fully matured song filled with sensual elegance. This vintage is an ode to ‘King Nebbiolo,’ magnificently showcasing its capacity for longevity whilst still retaining enchanting vibrancy.

If your aim is both pleasure and investment, few wines can offer such a dual reward as the 2004 Barolo from Giacomo Conterno. This wine's nobility and performance over time could well be a crescendo to any fine Italian wine collection.

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