2004 Pio Cesare Cortese Di Gavi
Antonio Galloni"The 2004 Barbaresco is a beautiful wine endowed with expressive aromatics and an attractive core of ripe red fruit. Subtle notes of spices, smoke, tar and licorice add complexity. The wine possesses outstanding length and refined tannins that will only become more elegant with further bottle age. The Barbaresco is made from various estate-owned vineyards in Treiso. Roughly 30% of the wine was aged in French oak, which gives this Barbaresco a slightly modern accent without compromising what is a ...
Wine Spectator"Extremely attractive aromas of blackberry, fresh mushroom and mahogany. Full-bodied, with lovely fruit, soft tannins and a long finish. Chewy, yet balanced and pretty. Builds on the palate. Big and juicy. Best after 2010. 7,000 cases made."
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 91.7 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 8 notes)
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Piedmont: 96 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>