Bruno Giacosa Barolo 1999

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $119.00
Item No. 87443
  • W&S91
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Winemaker's Notes

Garnet colored with orange reflections, spicy aromas of dried fruit and balanced flavors on the palate.

Made from 100% Nebbiolo
The first vintage was bottled in 1961, and 7,500 bottles are produced annually.

Production area: Falletto - located 1,440 ft. above sea level, with southwestern exposure and a clay, chalky soil composition

Vineyard characteristics: 8.5 acres planted in 1980-1995 with a density of 1,600 vines per acre. The vines are planted in the guyot method and yield 2.5 tons per acre.

The harvest was carried out in the first week of october

Vinification & Aging

Type of Press: pneumatic
Method of extraction: multiple pumpovers
Length of Maceration: 20 days
Fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 86 degrees for 19 days.
Malolactic fermentation is totally carried out
The wine is not refrigerated prior to bottling.
Filtered: Unfiltered
Fining: Unfined 
Aging Container:
Type: French oak barrels  Age: 4-10 years old  Size: 55 HL
The wine is aged for 3 years prior to release from the winery.

Analytical Data

Total Acidity: 5.95 gram(s) per liter
pH: 3.45
Dry Extract: 27.50 gram(s) per liter
Alcohol Content: 13.60 % alc. by volume
Residual Sugars: 1.70 gram(s) per liter
So2: 53 milligrams per liter

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Bruno Giacosa's winery has been making wine for three generations, and Bruno Giacosa himself says that his success is due to his respect for traditional winemaking methods which he believes enhance the characteristics of Piedmont's varietals. His property covers 37 acres of totally cultivated vines. The altitude of the estate, its ideal exposure (south, south-west), and the...

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(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...

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Nebbiolo(neh-bee-OH-low) The King of Piedmont Nebbiolo is the key grape in the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. It is not the most planted variety, but it does make the most distinctive and age-worthy wines. Native to Piedmont, Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has long been the honored red grape of Northern Italy...

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