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Type: red wine
Vintage: 2015
ABV: 14.50%
Grapes: Nebbiolo
Producer: Poderi Aldo Conterno
Bottle size: 75cl
Tasting notes
Deep red in colour with a purple sheen, Bussia has a fine nose which shows floral and herbaceous notes with subtle red fruits. With its supple tannins, great depth, lovely intensity of flavour and a touch of minerality, this Barolo is a classic example of the Nebbiolo grape at its best.

Barolo DOCG Bussia

From: £86.94

Producer
Aldo Conterno is one of the historic names of Italian wine. The Conterno family has been making wine in Monforte since at least the 1700s. Aldo’s grandfather, Giovanni Conterno, founded his own winery in 1908 which was then run by his son, Giacomo. After a stint in the USA in the 1950s, Aldo worked with his older brother Giovanni in this winery until he decided to strike out on his own in 1969. Aldo’s three sons now make the wine (Stefano) and run the business (Franco and Giacomo). Over the years, production has been deliberately reduced and the family now produces 80,000 bottles rather than the 200,000 produced in 1998.
Vineyards
85% of the fruit for this Barolo comes from a selection of the best vineyards on the Bussia Soprana hill. The remaining 15% comes from a Conterno vineyard within the commune of Barolo, whose vines are at least 25 years old.
Vinification
Temperature controlled fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks with temperatures around 32°C. Maceration on the skins and fermentation lasted four weeks. The wine remained in stainless steel for a further four to five months after which it was transferred to 25 hectolitre Slavonian oak barrels where it remained for 26 months before bottling.

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