Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto 1998 1.5L

Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto 1998 1.5L


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Intense garnet red colour. Rich bouquet recalling withered flowers, mint, spices and undergrowth. Dry and balanced flavour with tannic texture and pleasing aftertaste..
Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Falletto di Bruno Giacosa
  • wa94-96

Wine AdvocateThe fabulous 1998 Barolo Falletto del Serralunga reveals intensity and volume. A dark plum color is accompanied by a classic Nebbiolo perfume of rose water, melted tar, truffles, and cherry jam. As the wine sits in the glass, aromas of spice box and cigar smoke also emerge. Full-bodied, dense, and powerfully tannic, yet extremely harmonious, it will be at its finest between 2008-2030.

Robert Parker, October 29, 2001
  • ws95

Wine SpectatorMore porcini than truffles here, with plum and blackberry aromas that follow through to a full body, with chewy tannins that are wood-coated and powerful. Still mouthpuckering. Big, powerful wine. Give it a little more time. Much better than I remember.--1998 Piedmont blind retrospective (2008). Best after 2010. 1,450 cases made.

James Suckling, 2008