Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano 2005

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$183.99

SKU 03883

750ml

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Garnet red colour. Intense and complex bouquet with notes reminiscent of violet, liquorice and raspberry. Its flavour is full and robust with tannic texture. Wine of great personality that in the best vintages can bear the denomination "Riserva" on the label.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barbaresco
Brand Bruno Giacosa
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateThe 2005 Barbaresco Santo Stefano is striking in its beauty. This firm, structured wine bursts from the glass with layers of dark red fruit, spices, flowers and menthol. Medium in body, the wine possesses notable inner beauty in a transparent, almost weightless style. There is superb pedigree here, not to mention tons of class. Once again the Santo Stefano bottling delivers the goods. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2025.

Antonio Galloni, October 2008
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorPerfumed and very beautiful, with strawberry and flowers. Subtle. Starts off slowly and builds to a full body, with chewy yet silky tannins and a focused, delicate chocolate, berry and light vanilla aftertaste. To be released spring 2009. Best from 2009 through 2013.

James Suckling, December 15, 2008