2008 Barbaresco Santo Stefano

Bruno Giacosa, Piedmont, Italy

Nebbiolo, Drinking Now 2025

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Bottle 75cl

Case of 6 x 75cl £652.08

Tasting Notes

Made from Nebbiolo grapes grown on one of the most historic vineyards in Neive, the 2008 is elegant and complex with sweet plum and cassis aromas, intermingled with prunes, dried fruits and herbs. On the palate, ripe, soft fruit is balanced by fine tannins and delicate mineral notes. This is a beguiling and wonderfully expressive wine which opens up in the glass. Surprisingly attractive now, it will continue to develop over a long time. Drink from 2015 to 2030 and beyond.

Reviews & Scores

Pretty blueberry, black cherry, jam and liquorice on the nose. Slightly earthy palate with a good structure of natural acidity and tannins at the end. It has a delicate tar and liquorice finish. Elegant. Drink: 2012-2017
Score: 17.5/20 Points
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Piedmont, Italy

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