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The March 2020 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 3/26/2020 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #293. Bruno Giacosa Barolo Le Rocche del Falletto di Serralunga d'Alba 2003

Description: Consists of 1 Magnum, 1.5L
Region: Italy, Piedmont, Barolo.
Score: 94 WA.
"The 2003 Barolo Le Rocche del Falletto is a fascinating wine. It is classic Giacosa, with a lovely core of sweet roses, raspberries, licorice and menthol that is currently hiding under an imposing wall of tannins. It is also a wine of contrasts, at times open and accessible, at others brooding and shut down. As it sits in the glass the fruit gradually emerges to fill out the wine’s structure. It had only improved when I re-tasted it several days after first opening the bottle." Wine Advocate #173, Oct 2007
Provenance: The Apennine Cellar
Notes: Very lightly scuffed, nicked label. #0073.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $275

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