Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra 2014 - Station Plaza Wine
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Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra 2014
SKU: 10182

Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra 2014

  • wa94+
  • ws92

750ml
$84.99
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$58.89

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Paolo Conterno
Dark garnet color. Elegant and harmonious in scents with persistent fruity, spicy, balsamic and mineral notes. Warm and strong body, balanced in flavors and powerful in aromas. Long and intense finish. It is suitable for a long aging even for a period of more than fifteen years. Pairings: Roast veal, barolo rib steak, aged cheeses.
Wine Advocate
  • wa94+

The Ginestra cru is a personal favorite. I just love the wines from this long slope of sun-soaked vineyards that extends down from Monforte d'Alba. The Paolo Conterno 2014 Barolo Ginestra has fared very nicely despite the infamous difficulties of the vintage. The wine shows tiptop ripeness with balanced and intense aromas of black fruit, spice, anise seed and cola. This wine is still very tight and nervous at its core, so give it ample time to evolve in your cellar. I'd suggest another 10 years at a minimum. With 16,000 bottles made, this wine promises to blossom.

Monica Larner, September 25, 2018
Wine Spectator
  • ws92

Dense and firmly tannic, this red boasts a core of cherry and plum flavors, surrounded by underbrush, tar and tobacco notes. Monolithic now, yet feels balanced and lingers on the finish. Best from 2023 through 2040. 1,250 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, February 28, 2019