About Paolo Conterno
Located in the heart of Piedmont, Italy, the Paolo Conterno winery is a beacon of fine winemaking craftsmanship and tradition. This family-run estate, nestled in the rolling hills of Monforte d'Alba, is renowned for its premium Barolo wines, which transport the drinker to the abundant, sun-drenched vineyards of this idyllic region.
Established back in 1886, the Paolo Conterno winery has a long and proud heritage. Despite its enduring legacy, it remains a forward-thinking wine house, combining traditional techniques with innovative practices. The result: awe-inspiring wines that truly embody the essence of the land. For instance they rigorously monitor and limit the use of any chemical products in the vineyard, an action that respects the local environment and ensures the wellbeing of their vines.
The star of the Paolo Conterno portfolio is undoubtedly its Barolo. Made from the noble Nebbiolo grape, these wines are profound and intense; their beautiful complexity developing further with age. The winery’s flagship, 'Ginestra', is particularly distinguished. This vineyard-facing south-east, benefits from the abundance of sunlight resulting in a Barolo of bold, generous character.
As well as producing premium Barolo, the Paolo Conterno portfolio includes a handful of other exquisite wines. These include their Dolcetto d'Alba, boasting a charmingly fresh and fruity style, and their crisp, delicately floral Langhe Arneis; all crafted with the same meticulous care and attention as their illustrious Barolo cousins
Visiting the Paolo Conterno estate is an experience in itself. Guests can venture into the ancient cellar, where century-old bottles are stored, and learn about the winemaking process from grape to glass. The highlight however is undoubtedly the chance to taste the wines; each sip offering a snapshot of the Piedmontese terroir.
With its mix of tradition and modernity, Paolo Conterno winery shines as a gem in Piedmont wine scene - a testament to the power and potential of Italian viniculture.
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