Vintage tastings (11): the 1940s

by Vinogodi 06/01/17
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Bevute Vintage (11): Gli anni '40

The 1940s, the decade of the Second World War, saw the rebirth of the wine industry from the smoky rubble of armed conflict. These were years of drama and hope and also produced some extraordinary wines, like the historic 1947 vintage in the Langhe.

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Giacomo Conterno 06/01/17 Vinogodi A sensorial phenomenon. The color is a clear red with distinct orange reflections and the aromas are inebriating and amazingly complex. The bouquet has scents of oriental spice, incense and orange...
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