The Quiet Man's Legacy

Bruno Giacosa toiled for decades to make some of Piedmont’s greatest wines. Now a new generation is building on his labors
Mitch Frank
Issue: April 30, 2013

Bruno Giacosa is one of the greatest winemakers in Piedmont. Since taking charge of his family's winery more than 50 years ago, he has crafted exquisite wines that show how complex Nebbiolo can be, how elegant, powerful and harmonious. His single-vineyard cuvées provide all the evidence one needs that the Langhe, the hill country where Barbaresco and Barolo wines are made, contains some of the most complex terroirs anywhere. Wine Spectator's Mitch Frank explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 26, 2013.

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