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The September 2018 Internet-Only Auction Part 2

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Auction Ends: 9/13/2018 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #403. Bruno Giacosa Barolo Riserva Falletto di Serralunga d'Alba 1990

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Region: Italy, Piedmont, Barolo.
Score: 98 AG.
"I remember paying what at the time seemed like a small fortune for bottles of Giacosa's 1990 Barolo Riserva Falletto at Peck's Enoteca in Milan. What I would give today to be able to buy more at the same tariff! The 1990 Barolo Riserva Falletto is one of Bruno Giacosa's most towering wines. Period. Rich, layered and opulent, this mineral-driven, powerful Barolo covers every inch of the palate with masses of dark fruit, smoke, soy, plums, menthol, dried roses, pine and a host of other balsamic overtones. This vivid, kaleidoscopic Barolo is a reference-point wine readers won't want to miss. As always, the Riserva Falletto is virile and authoritative in tone. Simply put, it its profound." Vinous, Feb 2010
Notes: Nicked, lightly scuffed label, #3724.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $850


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