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2012 Giacosa Barbaresco AsiliNebbiolo from Italy


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  • 94 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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Bruno Giacosa's 2012 Barbaresco Asili benefitted from a warm growing season. The wine opens to a dark, compact appearance and shows an impressive level of aromatic intensity and complexity. The tannins are slightly less mature and more astringent in 2012 compared to 2011. This bodes well for the aging potential of this beautiful wine. Fresh acidity caps a very pretty portrait of the Nebbiolo grape. This is a lovely offering from this historic producer. - Monica Larner

Product Detail

Item # 98454
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-Region Barbaresco

94 - Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2012
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Nebbiolo
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Taste blackberry, cherry, smoke and earth
Nose truffle, cherry, plum, leather and vanilla