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 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 Read more »

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s. Today, many call Arneis the most interesting ...

  • Grignolino

    Indigenous to Italy’s Piedmont region, Grignolino is only a minor grape in its homeland, where it makes light red win...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

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  • "Complexity is generally used to characterize something with many ... (3 bs and 1 mag)$2200-3200Bruno GiacosaBruno Giacosa has worked in the vineyards of Northern Italy since 1944. For most of his career, he has used purchased grapes from the finest vineyards in Barbaresco and Barolo to make his wines—a fact that makes the consistently excelle... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Here’s an article that had a slim chance of being written. Pull together ... the fruit.  1980 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Collina Rionda   Focused and complex on the nose with layers of briar, smoke, and mineral clay tones supporting slightly herbal fruit that shows hints of cinnamon spice. Smooth and polished in the mouth with attractive flavors tha... Read More

    From the article Tasting 1980 Barolo


  • Giacosa Bruno Barolo Collina Rionda 1980

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    Focused and complex on the nose with layers of briar, smoke, and mineral clay tones supporting slightly herbal fruit that shows hints of cinnamon spice. Smooth and polished in the mouth with attractive flavors that are a bit simple and slightly muddied on the palate. Still, this is showing a lovely slightly chewy texture built on tannins gently ... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Bruno Giacosa Barolo le Rocche del Falletto Riserva 2000

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    Thank you Mr .Fiertag for providing this Magnum. -The Bruno Giacosa Barolo le Rocche del Falletto Riserva (2000) did display DRC qualities on all scores. It was amazing as promised. and my first 100 point Barolo. Giacosa to boot. Viva Giacosa Wines. Read More

    Wine review by William Djubin


  • It has been some four years since I last took a look at 1989 Barolo in any ... ... ... 93pts  1989 Bruno Giacosa Villero - Corked Flight 4 1989 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Cascina Francia This is on another level with profound aromas of hot iron, hints of cinnamon, rosehips, rose petals and powdered rocks all embedded in this tight, sinewy core o... Read More

    From the article Piedmont's Greatest Vintage?


  • Bruno Giacosa Barolo Villero 1995

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    Wine review by andia


  • Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili 2009

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    Wine review by mtancer


  • I’ve been writing a fair amount of commentary lately, some of it dealing ... of the latest release.1999 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto di Serralunga d'Alba $90 Now $190 The 2008 is $2101996 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva Monfortino $185 Now $550 The 2005 is $440As you can see, both of these wines have experienced roughly a doubling of price ov... Read More

    From the article Wines Then and Now: Part 1


  • Bruno Giacosa Barbera d'Alba 2010

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    Wine review by baylee9


  • Bruno Giacosa Grignolino d'Asti 2004

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    Wine review by Barberolo


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