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Pio Cesare Barbaresco

Wine Details

Vineyard

Pio Cesare

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

PiedmontItaly

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1999 Vintage) "Subtle aromas of dried mushrooms, berries and fruit tea. Medium- to full-bodied, with well-integrated, ripe tannins and a long fruity, refined finish. Best after 2006."-Wine Spectator The classic Barbaresco is produced exclusively from grapes grown on the Il Bricco property. As the most current vintage on the market, this Barbaresco possesses softer tannins and full forward fruit.

Expert Reviews
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  • 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."