Conterno Fantino Barolo Mosconi Vigna Ped 2016 - Piedmont
Bottle size: 750ml
Maximum buy quantity no greater than 3 bottles.
From a 1.3ha parcel of the famed Mosconi cru, which is opposite Ginestra at a higher altitude (400m), facing south-south-east. There was extensive replanting 12 years ago but the oldest section was planted in 1950. The marly, calcareous soil is packed with manganese, resulting in very high levels of polyphenols and anthocyanins. The resulting wine is structured with rich fruit, a muscular frame and hefty tannins that demand cellaring.
The Conterno Fantino 2016 Barolo Mosconi Vigna Ped shows beautiful richness and precision with abundant fruit, tar, smoke and black licorice. The wine is generous and exuberant in a manner that only Nebbiolo can be. In other words, it offers a big personality on a svelte and slender frame. Maceration times are short, lasting from 12 to 15 days, and the wine ages in barrique for 24 months. The fruit comes from a small site measuring slightly less than a hectare in Monforte d'Alba at a moderately high, cool altitude (at 360 to 380 meters above sea level). The opulence and softness of the winemaking is beautifully balanced against the precision and sharpness that is inherent to this vineyard site.
97 points Monica Larner - Wine Advocate (July 2020)
The 2016 Barolo Mosconi Vigna Ped is another gorgeous wine in this range. The natural richness of Mosconi comes through loud and clear, but unlike most wines made from this site, Conterno-Fantino's 2015 is wonderfully polished and refined from start to finish. Ripe red and purplish berry fruit, wild flowers, licorice, mint and lavender build as this super-expressive, inviting Barolo shows off its alluring personality. The 2016 is just so phenomenally delicious. 2022-2036
Founded in 1982, Conterno Fantino testifies to the talent and vision of viticulturist Claudio Conterno and his partner, oenologist Guido Fantino. These great wines start in exceptional vineyard sites in Monforte d’Alba and are lovingly nurtured in their state of the art winery at Bricco Bastia. This location is scenically set, overlooking the most ancient part of Monforte with a sweeping view of the majestic Alps.
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