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2019 Nervi-Conterno Rosato

2019 Nervi-Conterno Rosato

92 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2019 Nervi-Conterno Rosato
92 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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A gorgeous and rare kind of Rose — a Nebbiolo Rosato made by one of Piemont's leading producers. Now Owned by the legendary Roberto Conterno, Nervi are one of the oldest names in Gattinara, where the premium Nebbiolo reds are almost as serious as those of nearby Barolo. But this Rose version is focussed on all the more delicate pleasures that this grape has to offer, with fragrant red fruits and florals enlivened by fresh Nebbiolo acidity. A new and unique addition to our Rose range, the Nervi-Conterno is a must-try. Stocks are very limited!

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$35.99 in mixed 6+ or $39.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Nebbiolo

Its Origins

Nervi is a historic, benchmark Gattinara producer possessing some of the most prized vineyard holdings in all of the appellation. The winery was founded in 1906 by Italo Nervi and is the oldest Cantina in Gattinara, though many of the vineyards had already been in the family dating back as far as 1679. The estate comprises 28.5 hectares of vineyards including their top crus of Molsino and Valferana as well as Garavoglie and Casacce. These are historic crus in Gattinara – mentions of Molsino in town records date as far back as 1471 and those of Valferana date back to 1231! The Nervi family built up the reputation of the estate, running it continually until 1991 when a steel magnate named Germano Bocciolone purchased the estate. Twenty years later, a group of Norwegian investors led by a passionate wine collector, Erling Astrup, purchased the winery. Astrup endeavored to push the level of quality at Nervi and sought out advice from his longtime friend Roberto Conterno. In 2018, the group decided to sell the winery and, wanting to see it fall into good hands, felt it was best to offer it first to Roberto Conterno. While Roberto had not been actively seeking out a new winery, the opportunity to acquire such an historic estate with great vineyard holdings of Nebbiolo was too hard to pass up. Roberto’s aim, along with his sons, is to apply the same fastidious attention to detail and quality to the wines of Nervi as he does to those of the Giacomo Conterno estate. The wines are already traditional, pure and age-worthy and they are surely only going to get better from here!

What The Critics Say

92/100 Vinous, Eric Guido

"The 2019 Nervi Il Rosato is spicy and remarkably fresh, mixing ripe melon and apple notes with hints of almond paste and savory herbs, which lends a seductive yet savory edge. It’s soothing upon entry with a twang of zesty acids and salty minerals, with more of a red fruit and almost-licorice quality, as a note of rosy florals slowly fades. This 100% Nebbiolo Rosato from northern Piedmont is impossible to resist." Drink 2020 - 2022

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Piedmont

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    13.50%

  • Maturity

    2020 - 2022

This Wine Goes Well With

with GAME
with LAMB
with PORK

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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