Bruno Giacosa   Barolo Falletto DOCG

2017 Barolo Falletto D.O.C.G.

By Bruno Giacosa

2017 Barolo Falletto D.O.C.G. from Bruno Giacosa, Piedmont, Italy

The 2017 Falletto Barolo D.O.C.G. from Bruno Giacosa is a distinguished embodiment of Piedmont’s iconic Nebbiolo grape with captivating nuances unique to the year. This vintage stands as a sterling testament to an impeccable blend of the region's well-draining limestone soil, its mild climatic conditions and the experienced hands at Bruno Giacosa's estate.

 

A Bounty of Flavour Underpinned by Vintage Variation

The ripening season of 2017 faced unusual climatic challenges, chiefly a record-breaking heat and dry spells. Yet in contrasts such as these lies the true elegance, the complexity and grandeur of fine wines from Italy. The adversity invoked in the vines a robust, hearty flavour and an enveloping aroma that beautifully complements the inherent characteristics of the Nebbiolo grape.

Ruby red, with riveting layers of ripe cherries, rose petals and wild herbs on the palate that unfurls amidst velvety tannins, this vintage exhibits an excellent structure and depth contributed by the challenging growing season. Traces of tobacco and balsamic vibrantly underline a sustained finish.

 

Intelligent Wine Investment Embodied in Every Drop

The 2017 Falletto Barolo D.O.C.G. from Bruno Giacosa is not just a sensory journey to Piemonte's picturesque vineyards but an insightful addition to any wine investment portfolio. The production techniques showcasing a vigorous interplay between traditional winemaking practices and modern adjustments addressed this vintage's unique weather conditions with finesse thus yielding this exceptional masterpiece.

A product of time, terroir and sheer talent, its rarity combined with its growing demand, makes investing in the 2017 Barolo Falletto D.O.C.G. a wise choice that can potentially yield sizeable returns in the future.

Let this vintage, filled with its rich earthy notes and vivacious fruit, stand as a testament to the resilience of Mother Nature coupled with exceptional wine-making capabilities, thus making it one of the best from Bruno Giacosa's prestigious Falletto vineyard.

Current market price

HK$14,050.00

12x75cl

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