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2009 Conterno Fantino Barolo Sori Ginestra
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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2013

Good bright medium red.  Musky raspberry, strawberry and truffley underbrush on the nose; showing much more ripe-year character than the Mosconi.  Then plush, seamless and sweet on the palate, with a compelling fleshiness to the cherry and soil flavors.  The very long, slowly building finish features extremely fine tannins.  Complex and complete for the year.

95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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