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Barolo 'Conca', Mauro Molino

Barolo 'Conca', Mauro Molino
  • Molino’s “Masterpiece” and the single most important cru to the winery
  • 100% Nebbiolo from a .3ha parcel of ‘Conca,’ a 2.5ha amphitheater-shaped vineyard on the south side of the Molino property
  • Vines are planted with south-south-east exposure in calcareous clay soils
  • Maceration on the skins for 10 days and alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 20 days
  • Aged 24 months in lightly toasted or untoasted Allier French oak barriques (10% new)
  • First produced in 1982
  • 3,000 bottles produced each year.

Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barolo
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

James Suckling

Score:
95
Date:
2021-04-06

Vinous Media

Score:
92
Date:
2021-02-14
Review:
The 2017 Barolo Conca opens with a blast of sweet red cherry, plum, mocha and spice. A sensual, pliant Barolo, the Conca offers tons of immediacy and pure appeal. It should provide plenty of pleasure over the next decade or so. The Conca is so appealing.