2004 - Barolo Le Rocche del Falletto di Serralunga d'Alba Bruno Giacosa
12A4BRFSABGM3PK _ 2004 - Barolo Le Rocche del Falletto di Serralunga d'Alba Bruno Giacosa - 3x150cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Bruno Giacosa
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2024 - 2044
Case size
3x150cl
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2004 BAROLO LE ROCCHE DEL FALLETTO DI SERRALUNGA D'ALBA BRUNO GIACOSA - 3x150cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Bruno Giacosa
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2024 - 2044
Case size
3x150cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £5,956.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • AG

    Antonio Galloni,
    Score: 99+

    The 2004 Barolo Riserva Le Rocche del Falletto is off the charts. Sweet roses, menthol, tar, licorice and minerals come together in a sensual, elegant style that recalls Giacosa's legendary 1989 Riserva Collina Rionda, a wine many observers (this one included) place at the top of the hierarchy of all-time legendary Barolos. Ripe, sensual, and utterly spellbinding, the 2004 Riserva Le Rocche del Falletto offers superb elegance and pedigree. At this stage the wine remains surprisingly accessible. Readers will want to taste the 2004 Rocche as soon as possible as it will likely head for a long period of dormancy in the near future. This magical Barolo will almost certainly merit a perfect score in the future. The 2004 Rocche is the last wine Giacosa and former longtime oenologist Dante Scaglione produced together from start to finish and it is an appropriate bookend to a wonderful partnership that yielded so many profound wines.

Producer

Bruno Giacosa

Region

Barolo

With Brunello in Tuscany, Barolo is undoubtedly Italy's finest wine producing region. Located in Piedmont in the north west of Iataly Barolo is comprised of 5 major communes - Barolo, Monteforte d'Alba, La Morra, Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga d'Alba - though the latter three tend to represent the main styles of the region. The wines are compelling and polished - an exemplary expression of the Nebbiolo grape. DOCG law requires a minimum ageing of 2 years in cask or barrel yet can be longer depending on the producer. Barolos are generally released four or more years after the vintage.