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Bruno Giacosa Dolcetto d’Alba DOC 2019

Estate: One of the world’s legendary winemakers, Bruno Giacosa was renowned for his prestigious, traditional, single-vineyard Barolo and Barbaresco wines. He began making wine alongside his father at the age of 15 and continued on for nearly 8 decades. During the 1960’s he was a pioneering force in bottling cru Barolo and Barbaresco. Known as the “Genius of Neive”, he was dedicated to “traditional vinification, and an emphasis on terroir and typicity”. Upon his passing in 2018, his daughter Bruna, the 4th generation, is committed to maintaining her father’s legacy.

Winemaking: Grapes are from organically farmed hillside vineyards in the villages of Neive, Neviglie, Treiso and Alba. Fermented for 10-12 days in stainless steel vats, aged for 7 months in stainless steel.

Tasting Notes: Red-violet in colour, with aromas of blueberry, strawberry, black cherry, rose petal, candied violet, spice. Supple black tea tannins frame raspberry, black cherry, blueberry, black pepper, white pepper and fresh acidity. Black currant fuses with the distinctive bitter finish. Silky, fruity, graceful.

100% Dolcetto
Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Italy
Bottled by Bruno Giacosa
13% Alcohol
$22

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