1996 Bruno Giacosa - Barolo Falletto 750ml

Italy - Piedmont - Barolo - Serralunga/ Red / Nebbiolo   |     Watch

IWC 94(+?)   Customer 90
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Professional Reviews For This Wine

International Wine Cellar | Rating: 94(+?)

Medium red. Musky, complex aromas of black raspberry, licorice and lead pencil. Large-scaled but penetrating; tangy raspberry flavors are given great precision by the wine firm spine of acidity. Almost painfully young today. Finishes with explosive, very persistent flavors and firm but thoroughly buffered tannins. A bit dominated by its powerful structure today, but this wine really blossomed with aeration.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 93

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Customer Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 90
Author: Neal
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 03/17/2009
Drink Dates: 2018-2050
So young, but so promising. I really didn't want to open this, but did so for a 1996 retrospective in the name of science. Didn't show a ton on the palate, but the aromatics were sublime. Textbook Barolo. Leaving my others to slumber.

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