This Barbaresco 'Asili' is another superb wine by Giacosa. Arguably the best wine producer in Italy, anything with Giacosa on the label is pretty much guaranteed to be outstanding.
Bruno Giacosa learnt his craft from observing his grandfather. He tries to work in a more old-fashioned way, believing that wines are being ruined by the sophistication in technology and modern treatment of grapes.
If you can divide producers of Barolo and Barbaresco into the traditionalists and the modernisers, then Bruno Giacosa falls firmly into the former category. These are wines of the old-school – new oak is not wanted ...Learn more
“The Asili vineyard in Barbaresco is known for the elegance, finesse and astonishing beauty of its wines. With time, the wines take on a rare personality and charm. This masterful example of Asili has been made by Bruno Giacosa since 1967.”