The Conterno Fantino winery is one of the most long-lived and appreciated ones of the Langhe, it was founded in the ‘80s, when Lorenzo Conterno gives his estate (at the time Colli Monfortesi) to his son Diego, to his nephew Claudio and his son-in-law Guido Fantino.
The grapes ferment macerating with the peels and are then left into steel vats for 8-15 days. Then follows the aging period.
24 months into wooden barrels and then aged 12 months into bottles.
Grenade red colour; intense scent with faded rose and raspberry notes; the taste is important, elegant and tannin.
Red meat, game and seasoned cheeses.
18 °C – 20 °C (65 °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.