The Poderi Aldo Conterno is an historical winery of Monforte d’Alba, founded in the XIX century. Giovanni Conterno started to cultivate his father’s lands and enhanced the productions, starting bottling the Barolo for the first time; it was a great wine with a long lasting persistence, optimum for a long ageing, thanks to his intuition was born the Barolo Riserva. In the ‘30s, Giovanni gave the company to his son Giacomo, who was then helped by Giovanni and Aldo, his sons. Aldo wanted to start a new independent project which culminated with the foundation of his own company at the end of the ‘60s, the Poderi Aldo Conterno. Today this winery is managed with passion and success by the sons, Aldo, Franco, Stefano and Giacomo, thanks to the fruits of one of the most famous vineyards: the special Bussia.
The fermentation is spontaneous with indigenous yeasts and it is carried out into steel vats; the maceration with the peels lasts about 30 days.
30 months into durmast Slavonia barrels.
Intense ruby red colour; expressive scent with notes of red fruits, violets, resin and lavender; the taste is tannic and with a long persistence.
Stewed or braised meats, game and cheeses.
18 °C – 20° C (64° F – 68° F)
The Barolo is a red wine, recognised with the Appellation Denomination Origin (AOC or DOC in Italian) produced in some municipalities of Piedmont. The original area of the grape types suitable for the Barolo DOC, recognised on 31st August 1933, includes the territories of the following municipalities: Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga D’Alba and part of La Morra, Monforte D’Alba, Roddi, Verduno, Cherasco, Diano d’Alba, Novello and Grinzane Cavour, all located in the Cuneo province.