2008 Bruno Giacosa - Barolo Falletto 1.5L

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

WS 96   JS 95   IWC 93(+?)  
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Professional Reviews For This Wine

Wine Spectator | Rating: 96

Warm and chewy, this red exhibits cedar, sandalwood, tobacco and leather accents enhancing the core of cherry and raspberry. As this plays out on the palate, the wine turns more supple and vibrant, building to the long, expansive finish.

Drink Dates: 2016-2035
Author: Bruce Sanderson

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JamesSuckling.com | Rating: 95

So floral and beautiful with roses and lilacs. Hints of plums and strawberries. Full-bodied, with ultra fine tannins and a subtle yet intense finish of hazelnut and dark fruits. Goes on for ages. Better after 2016.

Drink Dates: 2016+
Author: James Suckling

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International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93(+?)

(white label): Medium reddish-amber. Very spicy aromas of red berries, cherry, rose petal and menthol, plus a whiff of darker blueberry. Dense, sweet and bright, with bright acidity and a strong floral element providing left. Smooth in the middle, with more mid-palate stuffing to support its serious tongue-dusting tannins than the Asili. Built for a slow and graceful evolution in bottle.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 159

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Average rating: 95, based on 3 reviews
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Collector Data For This Wine

33 bottles owned by 12 collectors.

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Wine Varietal: Nebbiolo

Big, dark, and bold, Nebbiolo is a robust variety with heavy tannins and a sometimes bitter profile. While areas outside Italy (Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, California, and South Africa) have begun cultivating Nebbiolo, the Italian region of Piedmont is where it reaches its greatest height. It is here, the historic home to Nebbiolo, where the finest Barolos and Barbarescos are produced. Many winemakers have compared this grape to Pinot Noir for its difficult growing habits and unpredictable cellar and aging behavior. Typical descriptors for Nebbiolo include roses, violets, tar, wild herbs, cherries, raspberries, truffles, and tobacco.

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