$1,000.00 (per case $3,000.00)
The Granbussia comes from the best vineyards in the Bussia Cru of Monforte d'Alba, the valued heart of the Barolo. Aged for thirty months in oak casks and refined in bottle for another six years, the Granbussia represents the purest and most virtuous essence of three different historical Bussia cru: the Romirasco, Cicala, Colonnello vineyards and is only produced when Aldo's son Giacomo feels the vintage expresses the essence of the wine.
|Format:||3 x 750ml|
98 POINTS, JAMES SUCKLING
Terrific aromas of blackberries, walnuts, spices, bark and mushrooms. Full body, ultra-fine tannins and bright acidity. So beautiful now but be patient. This needs four or five years to come completely together. Wow. What class and precision define this wine. The aromas show such subtle complexity and beauty. Full and tight with a solid core of fruit. Polished tannins to the maximum. Better in 2021.
Aldo Conterno's only Barbera d'Alba comes the upper hillside of the Bussia Soprano from Barbera vines of roughly 45 years. This is a rich and complex Barbera, with brilliant but balanced...
Vine age is roughly 45-50 years old, and are re-planted from time-to-time. This is always a well-balanced and refined Barolo, with great ageing potential. Press Vintage: 2014 Format: 6...