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Pio Cesare Barbera d'Alba

Wine Details

Vineyard

Pio Cesare

Varietal

Barbera

Style

Red

Region

PiedmontItaly

Wine Description

Grown alongside nebbiolo in selected vineyards in the villages of Monforte and Castiglion Falletto and from grapes in our own vineyards in the villages of Serralunga and Treiso. Ageing occurs for two years in Yugoslavian oak casks of various sizes and in small French oak barrels. This is a unique wine - full and brave, rich and aristocratic, yet soft and supple.

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    Nose: Dark Cherries, Oaky Smokey Taste: easy drinking.

    almost 2 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2013 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/2015
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2007 Vintage) Good deep red. Wild aromas of roasted red fruits, coffee, chocolate, animal fur and minerals, plus a whiff of nutty oak. Broad, rich and round if a bit sauvage, with red fruit, smoke, earth, leather and mineral flavors saturating the palate. This solid and somewhat chocolatey barbera comes virtually entirely from "Barolo soils" in La Morra, Serralunga, Monforte d'Alba and Castiglione Falletto. No shortage of acidity on the back.