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  • Cheese
  • Curry
  • Hearty Stews
  • Pasta with Tomato Sauce

2008 Giacosa, Bruno Barbaresco Asili

  • Nebbiolo
  • 750ML
  • JS95
  • ST93
  • WS90

Reviews

JS95
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, September 2011
Aromas are full of plums and lemons that follow through to a full body, with silky tannins and a fruity, bright finish. A pretty combination of ripe fruit and crisp acidity. Need two years to come together. Triumph for... Aromas are full of plums and lemons that follow through to a full body, with silky tannins and a fruity, bright finish. A pretty combination of ripe fruit and crisp acidity. Need two years to come together. Triumph for the vintage. Try in 2013.
ST93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, November 2011
Captivating flower perfume lifts aromas of raspberry, menthol and mint. Seamless in texture but a bit youthfully imploded, offering terrific red fruit intensity without weight. Quite spicy for Asili. Nicely balanced... Captivating flower perfume lifts aromas of raspberry, menthol and mint. Seamless in texture but a bit youthfully imploded, offering terrific red fruit intensity without weight. Quite spicy for Asili. Nicely balanced, silky, floral Barbaresco, finishing with continuing spice notes as well as serious, building tannins for Asili.
WS90
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, April 2012
A sweet sawdust aroma turns to cherry and licorice notes in this fleshy red. The tannins add a chewy texture on the finish, as this stays sweet and long. Best from 2013 through 2024. -BS

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