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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  • Barbera

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

  • Grignolino

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

  • Arneis

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

  • Dolcetto

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

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Nebbiolo

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

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  • 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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  • Barbera elicits the most remarkable reactions from people. Those who are more ... more ... 2010 Casa Vinicola Bruno Giacosa Barbera d’Alba 13.5% $28Smells a little gassy and a little grassy with candied plum and black raspberry notes gently emerging on the nose. Rather light and fresh in the mouth, this shows lovely crisp and finely textured ... Read More

    From the article Top 6 Barbera Wines


  • Casa Vinicola Bruno Giacosa 2010

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    Smells a little gassy and a little grassy with candied plum and black raspberry notes gently emerging on the nose. Rather light and fresh in the mouth, this shows lovely crisp and finely textured tannins balanced by assertive yet not sharp acidity. In the mouth, the flavors are on the subtle side, with some earth-backed cherry and raspberry frui... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Bruno Giacosa Barbera d'Alba 2010

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    A little hot. Oaky. Some tannin here. Read More

    Wine review by kate statton


  • Bruno Giacosa Barbera d'Alba 2010

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    The nose showed pretty red berries, hints of herbs and grasses yet somehow subdued. On the palate, it was soft and balanced with great textures, red berries and menthol, as the fruit turned tart. The finish showed fresh cherry. This was an elegant and complete wine, yet nothing stood out to me. Read More

    Wine review by 92549Eric Guido 92549 Eric Guido


  • The New York Review of Books is not the first place most of us turn (or even the third or tenth) for wine talk, so, as a subscriber, I thought I'd bring attention to this terrific review of Neurogastronomy, a new book by Gordon Shepherd--who is not a wine reviewer with a blog to promote but a neuroscientist.  Although the review title is a bit m... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Tar, cat pee, and why you...


  • Bruno Giacosa Barolo Collina Rionda Riserva 1990

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    This wine was everything I ever wanted in a glass of Barolo. It was sweet yet sour, earthy yet fruity and rich yet with razor-like focus. The nose showed masses of ripe red berries with hot dried spices, gravelly moist earth, mushroom and hints of green stems. On the palate, this showed silky, sweet, ripe strawberry yet it also had a savory warm... Read More

    Wine review by 92549Eric Guido 92549 Eric Guido


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