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Giacosa/Bruno Barbaresco Santo Stefano di Neive Riserva 1998

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
ST 94
WA 94
CT 94
WS 93
Item # 101525

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$525.00

750ml
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94+ points Stephen Tanzer (International Wine Cellar): "Deep, expressive aromas of red fruits, minerals, dried flowers, roasted herbs, tar and camphor; I might have picked this blind as Barolo. Complex, penetrating, traditionally made wine with great verve and insinuating inner-mouth perfume. Urgent cherry, floral and spice flavors. Hugely tannic and very long; this multidimensional Barbaresco went into a shell in the glass. My score may prove to be conservative. (Nov/Dec 2002)"

94 points Antonio Galloni (Wine Advocate): "Giacosa’s 1998 Barbaresco Riserva Santo Stefano enjoyed a good showing, with its layers of perfumed, spiced fruit on full display. It was gorgeous and impeccably balanced... (May 2009)"

94.2 points CellarTracker.com community score.

93 points Wine Spectator: "Delicious. Full-bodied, with luscious, ripe plum, berry and cherry character and silky tannins, all in balance. Goes on and on. Wonderful. Always refined and inviting. Best from 2005 through 2010. 1,150 cases made. (11/15/03)"
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94+ points Stephen Tanzer (International Wine Cellar): "Deep, expressive aromas of red fruits, minerals, dried flowers, roasted herbs, tar and camphor; I might have picked this blind as Barolo. Complex, penetrating, traditionally made wine with great verve and insinuating inner-mouth perfume. Urgent cherry, floral and spice flavors. Hugely tannic and very long; this multidimensional Barbaresco went into a shell in the glass. My score may prove to be conservative. (Nov/Dec 2002)"

94 points Antonio Galloni (Wine Advocate): "Giacosa’s 1998 Barbaresco Riserva Santo Stefano enjoyed a good showing, with its layers of perfumed, spiced fruit on full display. It was gorgeous and impeccably balanced... (May 2009)"

94.2 points CellarTracker.com community score.

93 points Wine Spectator: "Delicious. Full-bodied, with luscious, ripe plum, berry and cherry character and silky tannins, all in balance. Goes on and on. Wonderful. Always refined and inviting. Best from 2005 through 2010. 1,150 cases made. (11/15/03)"
Product SKU 101525
Producer Giacosa/Bruno
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
SubRegion Barbaresco DOCG
Varietal Nebbiolo
Vintage 1998
Size 750ml
Color Red
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