G. Conterno Barolo 1964 Riserva Special Label

The back label reads Questo vino selexionato con uve di Barolo proveniente dai vigneti di Monforte d'Alba prodotto da GIACOMO CONTERNO, invecchiato in botti di rovere di Slavonia è stato riservato ai signori: ... A rough translation of this is This wine from choice Barolo grapes gathered on the hills of Monforte d'Alba, aged in oak barrels, was bottled for these gentlemen: ....

At the bottom of the front label, it says Etichette stampate da Tessilgraf, Label printed by Tessilgraf. Tessilgraf is a company in Carpi, Modena, Italy. One of their specialties is printing fancy labels.

The drawing used on the front label is Pablo Picasso's Scène bachique au Minotaure, 1933.
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There is also a 1964 G. Conterno Barolo non-Riserva with a similar label.

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