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Bruno Giacosa New Releases 2021

“I can think of no Italian producer whose wines have given me as much pleasure as the Barbarescos and Barolos from Bruno Giacosa.” Robert Parker
“[These] are among the most sought-after wines in the world” Kerin O’Keefe

The late Bruno forged his unmatched reputation on the quality of the fruit he was able to source, first as a negociant, and then as a vineyard owner from his first purchase in 1982. The Giacosa family now owns many of the best vineyards in Barolo and Barbaresco, and the resulting wines are amongst the greatest in the world. It is no surprise to us that today’s release is nothing less than exceptional.

In addition to the perfect 100-Point Barbaresco Asili Riserva 2016, the estate has also produced, for the first time in many years, the sought-after straight Barolo, a wine which beautifully encapsulates the Giacosa style. Meanwhile, the Barolo Falletto 2017 is notable for the purity and typicity of its terroir expression, exuding an inspiring degree of precision and class.

The estate’s offering of Roero Arneis, Barbera count amongst Piedmont’s best expressions of these grape varieties and they are the benchmark by which others are judged.

Please note purchases should be balanced and must include a case of Roero Arneis.

Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili Riserva 2016

Italy

A superb nose, complex and open, graceful and exquisite. Notes of acajou and cigar leaf, dry berries, sweet spices and coffee and dark cocoa aromas. The palate is dense but precise with fine minerality and freshness. A real sense of identity, purity and the balance of power and delicacy define this beautiful wine. This is a unique vintage for a unique terroir, not too be missed. Drink from 2024.

“This is really muscular and really powerful. It is amazing. Full-bodied, yet tight and super structured with incredible power and super toned tannins. It goes on for minutes. The greatest Barbaresco ever from here? I love the strength with fruit finesse. I don’t remember tasting a young Asili like this. Give this a lot of time to come together. One for the cellar. Try after 2026.” 100 Points, James Suckling

Retail price - Per bottle

Buy now Case Qty: 6 Under Bond Case Price: £1,950.00 (£325.00 per bottle)

Bruno Giacosa Barbera d'Alba 2019

Italy

This is a pure and precise expression of 2019. The nose is ripe and plummy, mineral and earthy, with notes of damson and blueberry jam. The palate is dense but fresh, the tannins are soft and the wine is showing a solid and concentrated palate. Drink from 2022.

Retail price - Per bottle

Buy now Case Qty: 6 Under Bond Case Price: £130.00 (£21.67 per bottle)

Bruno Giacosa Barolo 2017

Italy

Closed and mineral on the nose, very precise and distinguished. The notes of flint and graphite are accentuated by an ethereal expression of dry flowers, sour cherry, and wild raspberries. Generous and round texture on the palate, firm and grippy tannic structure, precise balance and length. Drink from 2022

Retail price - Per bottle

Buy now Case Qty: 6 Under Bond Case Price: £750.00 (£125.00 per bottle)

Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto 2017

Italy

A focused and distinct nose, closed and earthy, expressing fresh truffles and some savoury and balsamic tones. Complex and charming palate. Firm, gritty tannins. Solid and full bodied, warm with a generous finish combined with a delicate freshness. A complete wine, gastronomic and epicurean. Drink from 2025.

Retail price - Per bottle

Buy now Case Qty: 6 Under Bond Case Price: £975.00 (£162.50 per bottle)

Bruno Giacosa Roero Arneis 2020

Italy

Following the very promising 2019, 2020 had the parameter of an early harvest due to the warm conditions, but rainfall through the summer changed the profile of this vintage, helping the Arneis to retain excellent tension and developing a rich texture. The sand of the Roero region gives elegance and minerality to this wine, while the aromas are hedging towards confit citrus notes and a distinctive floral expression. This is a wine gaining in precision year after year, and in 2020 Giacosa succeeded in producing a superb example of a very serious Arneis. Drink from 2021.

Retail price - Per bottle

Buy now Case Qty: 6 Under Bond Case Price: £105.00 (£17.50 per bottle)

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Winelist last updated: 3/4/2021 5:23:49 PM

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