Italy - 2013 - Giacosa Barolo Falleto Vigna Le Rocche

  • Region: Italy
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Rating: 95
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1Case75cl6£620

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Tasting Notes

Rating 95

Drink Date 2020 - 2030

Reviewed by Monica Larner

Issue Date 30th Jun 2017

Source 231, The Wine Advocate

The recent evolution of this wine is a bit confusing. After the 2009 Barolo le Rocche del Falletto was released, the wine was not made in 2010 or 2011. The following year, we got the 2012 Barolo Falletto that I scored last year. We now return to the series with the 2013 Barolo Falleto Vigna Le Rocche—which is, of course, the white label wine. The wine shows extremely elegant and fine characteristics with a dry and streamlined approach. Fruit tones on offer are delicate and nuanced. White truffle, balsam herb, violet and licorice are folded within. The wine was a little reticent when I tasted it and it definitely needs more time to flesh out in the bottle.