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Paolo Conterno Riva Del Bric Barolo 2012 Wine Review

Paolo Conterno Riva Del Bric Barolo 2012

Paolo Conterno Riva Del Bric Barolo 2012

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $44.95

Drink: 2015-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Paolo Conterno

Agent: Prevedello and Mathews

Natalie's Score: 92/100

The 2012 vintage of the Italian red wine Barolo Riva del Bric underwent a short maceration period of 15 days during which the grapes soaked on their skins for colour and flavour. The Barolo Riva del Bric offers a great way to get familiar with this style of robust Italian red wine as it's very well-made. Dark fruit, violets, truffles and smoke. Decant 2 hours.

Barolo food pairings: roast veal, lamb, hamburgers, aged meats and cheeses, herbed roast beef.

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This Paolo Conterno Riva Del Bric Barolo 2012 was reviewed on February 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A beautiful expression of Barolo, featuring cherry, dried raspberry, red plum skin, dried herbs, porcini mushroom, and dried violet on the finish. 92 Points.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A big, bold and tight Barolo with alluring fig, plum and tarry aromas. The palate showcases some powerful chewy face pulling tannins with a long chocolate finish. There are still years of development ahead. If enjoying now, aerate for a minimun two hours prior to serving. This wine can easily cellar for another 10+ years. Tasted by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Produced by ViƱa Marty, the 2012 vintage has a firm grip on the palate and is concentrated in flavour. Made from the northern Italian grape Nebbiolo famous for its firm tannins. Very juicy with mouth-watering acidity. Unfiltered. Pair with truffled risotto. - Community Wine Reviews

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