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Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco ‘Asili’ 2008

Legendary Piemonte producer Bruno Giacosa owns 5.5ha of Asili, alongside 14.5ha of Barolo Serralunga. Bruno has described his holding within the coveted Asili vineyard as the one closest to his heart. “Even out of a line up of dozens Barbarescos, I can always pick out the Asili, thanks to its intense floral perfume and its extraordinary elegance,” says Bruno. Silt based soil with layers of sand sees this as a comparatively early ripening and with a beguiling balance of intensity and finesse. 2008 has concentrated rose, violet, cedar and sandalwood perfumes and smooth black berry and raspberry fruit.

£150.00inclusive of Duty and VAT

Limited stock, only 2 remaining

Known as the Genius of Neive, Bruno Giacosa’s mastery of the Nebbiolo grape is recognised in Piedmont and the wider world of wine alike - although the organisation produces more than just Barolo and Barbaresco. Bruno Giacosa sadly passed away in January 2018. But having suffered a stroke in 2006, it is his daughter Bruna, who has been driving this great wine estate forward in recent years, supported by her sister Marina. And, having worked at Neive for 16 years until 2008, oenologist Dante Scaglione returned in 2011 as a consultant. The family name was first established in the Langhe in 1871 by Bruno Giacosa’s grandfather Carlo Giacosa - as a commerciante di vini, building a network of excellent local growers and vinifying their grapes at the winery in Neive, near Alba. After World War II, the 15-year-old Bruno joined his father Mario in the family business. By the time the winery was under the control of the third generation, Giacosa was established as one of the three most important labels in Barbaresco. However, at the same time as he was learning his trade, Bruno was also honing his philosophy of winemaking, based on a passionate pursuit of perfection and the belief that wine should be an expression of location and terroir.

Reference #:
3303
Bottles per Case
9 bottles
Grapes
Nebbiolo
Organic
No
Biodynamic
No
Vegan
No
Vegetarian
No
Sparkling
No

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