Pio Cesare Barbaresco
(2008 Vintage) Color: Glossy garnet red, with faint, vanished orange reflections Nose: Elegant scents of blackberry jam and spices. Palate: Dry, and generous with a clear background of roasted almonds.
Antonio Galloni(2004 Vintage) "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(2004 Vintage) "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."
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) "Very pretty plum and fresh flower aromas follow through to a full-bodied palate, with velvety tannins and a long, long finish. Layered and serious. Very close to the fabulous 1997. Best after 2009. 7,000 cases made."
International Wine Cellar(1999 Vintage) Rating: 91-93 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Nov-02.
Wine Spectator(1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/03.