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The 1985 Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano Riserva was similar to the ’78 somewhat, but richer with more fruit and more of that flavor I was looking for.  This was a solid wine with a gritty finish and dry desert flavors (95).

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 John Kapon / CEO / Ackerr Merrall & Condit, Pro (United States)  tasted  Barbaresco Santo Stefano 1985  ( Bruno Giacosa )

The 1985 Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano Riserva was similar to the ’78 somewhat, but richer with more fruit and more of that flavor I was looking for.  This was a solid wine with a gritty finish and dry desert flavors (95).

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 John Kapon / CEO / Ackerr Merrall & Condit, Pro (United States)  tasted  Barbaresco Santo Stefano 1985  ( Bruno Giacosa )

"This wine had the best of both maturity and youth, in perfect harmony right now. The leather, the game, the cedar, the meat, the truffle, the soy, the nut&the palate was huge a la 1989, but much bigger than the nose led me to believe. The finish could best be described by the words .a wallop of,. with loads of tannins, alcohol, minerals, slate, fire and rock. The 1985 was definitely in a sweet spot and tickled me all sorts of ways"

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