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Franco Conterno Barolo ‘Pietrin’


Franco Conterno
Barolo ‘Pietrin’
Piedmont, Italy


• GRAPE: 100% Nebbiolo
• Fresh and full bodied with powdery tannin. Flavors of sour red and black cherries, a hint of balsamic and floral notes with an element of sweet fresh earth. Delicious!
Certified Organic grapes. Aged 3 years; 2 years in old  Slavonian oak barrels & 1 year in bottle.
Pairs with Grilled Pork and steak, roasts, duck, lamb, mushroom risotto, regular and filled pastas with red sauces, pizzas, strong cheeses.

• Family run winery in the Langhe, since mid 1800’s. Franco Conterno is the latest generation, with his two sons working alongside.
Organically certified vineyards 
• Focus on protecting the land for future generations.  Cellar visits easily scheduled on website!