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87 Ratings
Pio Cesare Barolo

Wine Details

Vineyard

Pio Cesare

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

BaroloPiedmontItaly

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) The color is an intense glossy garnet, with orange reflections. The bouquet is ethereal, with hints of violets, blackberry jam, licorice and cloves. The palate is dry and austere with lengthy tannins. The wine ends with a long concentrated finish accompanied by a lingering hint of almonds.

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    The color is an intense glossy garnet, with orange reflections. The bouquet is ethereal, with hints of violets, blackberry jam, licorice and cloves. The palate is dry and austere with lengthy tannins. The wine ends with a long concentrated finish accompanied by a lingering hint of almonds. ""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." 94 Points Wine Spectator

    10 months
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    Prefumed aromas of dried flowers & musk. On the palate, the wine is totally shut down: all you taste is minerals. Every bottle I've had in the past year has been the same. The wine is shut down for the long haul - will be best 2019-2025. I was 92 pts on this when it was first released.

    11 months
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    full bodied and medium high intensity, dark ruby color, strong blackberry, flowery and mushroom. has put for 2days in bottle but still very young

    over 3 years
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    vmf

    drank last two splits. what a pretty wine, delicious silky and refined.

    over 2 years
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    WS 94 WA 92 WS #6 BEST 100 2006

    over 5 years
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    Orlando

    over 6 years