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2006 Conterno Fantino Barolo Mosconi
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94 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2009

Good deep red-ruby. Superripe aroma of red fruits, brown spices and tobacco. Fat with sweet fruit, with the expansive middle palate combining lush texture and serious power. The dense and powerful but sweet tannins arrive late, allowing the fruit to expand on the back end. The small and less well-known but superb Mosconi vineyard, just to the south of Ginestra, is also the source of Clerico's Per Cristina bottling and Rocche dei Manzoni's Big d'Big.

90 Points | Wine Spectator
94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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