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Date Printed: 9/23/2014
Bruno Giacosa Barolo La Rocche Falletto 2005
Bruno Giacosa Barolo La Rocche Falletto 2005
(search item no. 120817)
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 9/23/2014: $199.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2003 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Garnet red color. Ample, complex and elegant bouquet with reminiscences of rose, ripe fruit, truffle and spices. Its flavor is dry, full, generous, harmonious and velvety. Wine of aristocratic personality.
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About Bruno Giacosa:

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 microclimate combine to create optimal winegrowing conditions.

Bruno Giacosa makes wine not only with grapes from his property but also with grapes purchased from growers he has known for 30 years and trusts completely. He, in fact, made his reputation as a outstanding selector of fruit. The winemaking methods employed by this estate are scrupulous and traditional without ignoring the benefits of modern technique.