Bruno Giacosa

Barbaresco Nebbiolo

9.4192 ratings
9.465 pro ratings
Barbaresco, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Nebbiolo
Lamb, Goose, Potato, Baking Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Beef, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Veal, White Rice, Herbs, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Game, Exotic Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
George Chen

Powerful yet elegant!

Powerful yet elegant!

Apr 29th, 2021
Gilbert Van Hassel

The wine is old, still a very good nose but the life has disappeared.

The wine is old, still a very good nose but the life has disappeared.

Jan 8th, 2021
Mike R
9.5

Wine Nerd Herd and Friday lunch

Wine Nerd Herd and Friday lunch

May 25th, 2019
Tracy Hall

Mia’s WOTN

Mia’s WOTN

Sep 10th, 2018
Vito Polosa

2003 Asili, incredibly parfumy and delicate no sign of an hot vintage, good persistence

2003 Asili, incredibly parfumy and delicate no sign of an hot vintage, good persistence

1 person found it helpfulJan 27th, 2017
Christina Turley

Sales & Marketing Turley Wine Cellars

9.4

All the pretty horses.

All the pretty horses.

1 person found it helpfulNov 26th, 2014
Antonio Galloni

Founder, Vinous

9.2

About ten years ago I had the opportunity to buy a large cellar of Giacosa wines. But I had to take the whole thing. In the cellar, there was a case of this wine, which I know nothing about at the time. Very little was written about the vintage upon release and the little info that was available described a very weak vintage. Well, every bottle of Giacosa's 1969 Barbaresco I have had has been gorgeous or better. This was my last bottle, and it was the best...

About ten years ago I had the opportunity to buy a large cellar of Giacosa wines. But I had to take the whole thing. In the cellar, there was a case of this wine, which I know nothing about at the time. Very little was written about the vintage upon release and the little info that was available described a very weak vintage. Well, every bottle of Giacosa's 1969 Barbaresco I have had has been gorgeous or better. This was my last bottle, and it was the best...

Apr 11th, 2017
Mitja Sirk

Production La Subida, Aceto Sirk

9.7

What a wine! Still so vibrant, rich and energetic

What a wine! Still so vibrant, rich and energetic

Oct 7th, 2016
Lance E. Farman

Omg. Prettiest Nebbiolo I've ever had.

Omg. Prettiest Nebbiolo I've ever had.

Jun 11th, 2016
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.4

Big, rich and powerful. Great depth. Complex. Needs to 2023 to really start to open. Lovely.

Big, rich and powerful. Great depth. Complex. Needs to 2023 to really start to open. Lovely.

Apr 14th, 2016