Conterno Fantino - Barolo Mosconi Vigna Ped 2011
Scenically set on top of Monforte d’alba with a sweeping view of the majestic Alps, Conterno Fantino is one of the leading producers of the area. They organically farmed 27 hectares. The philosophy is based on a modern approach promoting respect for the environment (biodynamic principles for vineyard management, solar panels and geothermal systems in the cellars), and ambitious wine making. The resulting wines are enticing, dense, deep, and elegant, amongst the most refined in Piedmont, sought-after by wine collectors around the world.
Organic / biodynamic - 100% nebbiolo. Mosconi cru is a large zone adjacent to Ginestra. It is divided in two areas: Conterni and Mosconi. Vigna Ped is a subzone of Mosconi (triangular haped vineyard looking at the maps). Fifty year old vines rooted in a south terroir composed of calcareous clay marl soils from the tertiary period, with areas rich in calcium carbonate and iron.