Red

1973 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barbaresco

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barbaresco
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N.V.
Label borrowed from 1970
1970
Label borrowed from 1997
1997

Community Tasting Notes 1

  • trumpet60201 Likes this wine: 92 points

    September 24, 2020 - Surprisingly this is still good! The cork came out without trouble. A nice pop sound as well. Immediate nose of fruit from the bottle. No signs of oxidation on the nose or palate. Tannins are very low at this point not surprisingly, but acidity is racing and fruit is still strong. The nose at this point reminds me of Burgundy with a Barbaresco twist. Tart cherry palate, medium+ finish. A tad sweet (red licorice flavor). Overall, a really delightful experience. I wish now that I had waited 3 more years and opened it on the 50th, but who would have guessed...

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1973
  • Type Red
  • Producer Giacomo Borgogno & Figli
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barbaresco

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  • In Cellars 0 (0%)
  • Consumed 2 (100%)

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