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3 Ratings
Giacosa Bruno Barolo Riserva Falletto Red Label

Wine Details

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

BaroloPiedmontItaly

Wine Description

Elegant and refined on the nose with notes of mature red fruit, rose petal and dried flowers. On the palate, the wine showcases a silky texture, full body, good acidity and velvety tannins.

Expert Reviews
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  • Antonio Galloni
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Piedmont Report in Issue 7, May 2006 Deep red. Giacosa's 1996 Riserva Falletto is a stunning Barolo. It is delicate and powerful at the same time, exhibiting a compelling, exotic nose of spices, licorice and tar along with a tightly wound core of fruit that gradually opens in the glass, revealing this wine's profound personality. Just beginning to show some secondary aromas and flavors, it offers a wonderful juxtaposition of primary fruit an...
  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 98(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 93, November/December 2000 Deep, saturated ruby-red. Explosive nose offers the full range of Barolo perfume: black cherry, black raspberry, rose petal, marzipan, licorice, menthol, leather, minerals. A wine of monumental scale but utterly suave and clear as a bell thanks to bracing balancing acids and superb tannic backbone. Great depth and vinosity; really expands in the glass and on the palate. The fruit exp...
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator