Bruno Giacosa

Rabajà di Barbaresco Riserva Barbaresco Nebbiolo

9.437 ratings
9.211 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
Gilbert Van Hassel

Finally softening, tar, excellent

Finally softening, tar, excellent

Feb 9th, 2020
George Chen

Opulent and forward to a Giacosa. Exploded out of the bottle. A different experience.

Opulent and forward to a Giacosa. Exploded out of the bottle. A different experience.

Mar 7th, 2015
Rebecca Hopkins

PR Folio Fine Wine Partners

9.1

Ripe savory aromas w black and green tea wet pebbles and rocks incredibly complex aromas and palate. Sour cherry and cranberry tea sweet roses and sweet kitchen spice. Exceptional length

Ripe savory aromas w black and green tea wet pebbles and rocks incredibly complex aromas and palate. Sour cherry and cranberry tea sweet roses and sweet kitchen spice. Exceptional length

Feb 27th, 2015
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

7.8

Bad palate. VA OR ANOTHER DEFECT

Bad palate. VA OR ANOTHER DEFECT

May 22nd, 2014
Christopher Hoel

Sommelier/Senior Wine Advisor Soutirage

9.9

Even better than the last time I had it! Bravo!!

Even better than the last time I had it! Bravo!!

Aug 30th, 2013
Steve Matthiasson

Owner/Winemaker Matthiasson Wines

9.8

Crazy intense bouquet, gobs of supple tannin, massive ripe yummy wine, but fresh acidity to balance

Crazy intense bouquet, gobs of supple tannin, massive ripe yummy wine, but fresh acidity to balance

Apr 25th, 2013
Carolyn patrone

Long finish, balanced, tertiary flavors of rose petals and leather

Long finish, balanced, tertiary flavors of rose petals and leather

May 9th, 2020
Michael Patrone

Spicy and smooth with tobacco.

Spicy and smooth with tobacco.

Oct 6th, 2019
Mike Evans

The essence of Barbaresco, a scintillating prism of flowers, tar, and fruit, it is outstanding but still with room for improvement. It had been double decanted at least a few hours before dinner, if I recall correctly.

The essence of Barbaresco, a scintillating prism of flowers, tar, and fruit, it is outstanding but still with room for improvement. It had been double decanted at least a few hours before dinner, if I recall correctly.

Dec 5th, 2018
Neil Cornish

Leafy camphor. Dense dry fruit. Powerful

Leafy camphor. Dense dry fruit. Powerful

Apr 19th, 2018