Barolo Vigna Giachini is intense and
opulent, vibrant with fruit and the
vanilla-cedar aromas that oak confers.
In my opinion Giachini is the most
representative cru of the Annunziata subzone
of La Morra. It displays all the
trademarks of this splendid vineyard
area: fragrance and length, soft supple
tannins and a fullbodied generosity
dressed in flawless austerity. A profound
A wine with very attractive aromas of ripe blackberry, fresh forest mushroom and raspberry. Full-bodied, with amazing fruit concentration and powerful tannins. The power and richness of this wine are superb. A fantastic effort for the vintage. Best after 2014.
Full, deep red. Sexy, high-toned aromas of plum, brown spices, marzipan and chocolatey oak; lifted by a note of cinnamon. Juicy, intense and penetrating but a bit youthfully imploded. Can't match the Arborina for early texture or flesh but this tactile, juicy wine boasts strong soil tones of minerals and brown spices and finishes with firm tannic spine and excellent lift. 91+?
2006 marked a new era for the Corino family: Renato and Giuliano split the estate. While Giuliano kept the Giovanni Corino label, Renato started his own new label, and they divided the vineyards amicably and equally. The Giovanni Corino estate remains directly next to the classic Giachini vineyard, from where their flagship wine comes (and nearly all of the fruit for the old-vine "Vecchie Vigne" cuvee). Giuliano also maintained some of the holdings in the... View More