Aldo Conterno Barolo Cicala 2008

$130.00

SKU 05189

750ml

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barolo
Brand Aldo Conterno
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • ws95

Wine SpectatorThere's fine depth to this red, like a grand cru red Burgundy, with a silky texture framing black cherry, black currant and tar flavors. Solidly built, this features a deceptively charming exterior that conceals firm tannins. The finish evokes violet and black cherry notes. Best from 2016 through 2035. 250 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, February 28, 2013
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateThe 2008 Barolo Cicala is beautifully focused and vibrant from start to finish. It boasts fabulous energy and sheer tension in its ripe red berries, spices, crushed flowers and mint. All the elements come together beautifully in this pure, delineated Barolo. Huge, powerful tannins provide the backdrop for layers of cool, mineral-infused fruit. There is a pulsating energy to the Cicala that is absolutely irresistible. This is another fabulous showing. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2028.

Antonio Galloni, April 2012