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Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili 2009

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Garnet red colour with delicate orange reflections. Fine and complex bouquet with violet and wild berry notes. Its flavour is full, velvety and harmonious. Great elegance in this wine that in the best vintages can bear the qualification “Riserva” on the label.

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Bruno Giacosa:
The story starts in a simple way, with the native varietals of the Langa and Roero regions and vineyards cultivated with loving care. It continues with pure, meticulous vinification, with ageing in grand oak barrels and with unforgettable Reserves. But it also includes, naturally enough, the choice not to bottle those mediocre vintages deemed unworthy of vinification. Bruno’s art encom... Read more
The story starts in a simple way, with the native varietals of the Langa and Roero regions and vineyards cultivated with loving care. It continues with pure, meticulous vinification, with ageing in grand oak barrels and with unforgettable Reserves. But it also includes, naturally enough, the choice not to bottle those mediocre vintages deemed unworthy of vinification. Bruno’s art encompasses passion and clear judgement but, above all, the utmost respect for his product, its admirers and for the beautiful countryside where he and his family were born and raised. The Azienda Agricola Falletto Winery comprises twenty hectares of vineyards within the Serralunga d'Alba, La Morra and Barbaresco areas. The vine growing and wine making processes are followed through with care from beginning to end, culminating with vinification and ageing within our cellars in Neive. Some of our wine is produced with grapes grown by those farmers who have always worked our winery and whose prestigious vineyards truly deserve the ‘Bruno Giacosa’ label. Read less

External Reviews for Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/22/2012

Medium red. High-pitched, rather cool aromas of cherry, raspberry, white tobacco, medicinal herbs, minerals and menthol. Then Quite dry and backward on the palate, with mint and herb flavor dominating. Almost Barolo-like in its medicinal character... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 2009 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

This is rich packed with floral sweet cherry strawberry anise and a hint of menthol aromas and flavors that stand up to the dusty tannins. Elegant offering a long and satisfying finish with a balanced impression overall. Best from 2014 through 2025. 150 cases imported. - BS Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Beautiful aromas of plums and chocolate follow through to a full body with fine tannins and a focused finish. Tangy and fresh. Better in 2015. James Suckling.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Medium red. High-pitched rather cool aromas of cherry raspberry white tobacco medicinal herbs minerals and menthol. Then Quite dry and backward on the palate with mint and herb flavor dominating. Almost Barolo-like in its medicinal character. Very young and backward Asili displaying terrific fruit through the retronasal passage. 92+ Stephen Tanzers IWC.



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Garnet red colour with delicate orange reflections. Fine and complex bouquet with violet and wild berry notes. Its flavour is full, velvety and harmonious. Great elegance in this wine that in the best vintages can bear the qualification “Riserva” on the label.

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