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Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto 2012
SKU: 1615

Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto 2012

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  • wa93+

750ml
$229.95

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Falletto di Bruno Giacosa
Intense garnet red colour. Rich bouquet recalling withered flowers, mint, spices and undergrowth. Dry and balanced flavour with tannic texture and pleasing aftertaste..
Wine Spectator
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A gorgeous red, featuring all the hallmarks of great Barolo, with cherry, strawberry, floral and tobacco flavors that show hints of tar and licorice. The beefy tannins are there, but they're not overwhelming, and this glides to a lingering aftertaste of fruit, mineral and savory elements. Best from 2020 through 2038. 200 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, December 15, 2016
Wine Advocate
  • wa93+

The 2012 Barolo Falletto is a bit timid to open and needs extra time in the glass (especially when tasted this young). This wine was bottled in March. The wine already shows impressive complexity and depth with drying mineral notes that frame a pretty core of cherry and blackberry fruit. Background notes of light spice and grilled herb complete this pretty picture. What stands out most here, however, is the tight textural fabric of this wine. It is poised for very good aging potential.

Monica Larner, June 29, 2016