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Pio Cesare Barolo DOCG 2016 [750ml/6cs]

$96.99 x 6
(price per 750ml bottle) - sold in cases of 6 bottles
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Type:
Red Table Wine
Varietal:
Nebbiolo
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Sub Region:
Barolo
Winery:
Pio Cesare
Bottles / case:
6
Unit:
750 ml

The fruit was fermented in stainless steel tanks (up to one month of skin contact), then the wine was transferred to French oak (the majority in 20 to 50 hectolitre casks, the remainder in smaller barriques) where it matured for three years.

“Enticingly fragrant, this wine offers alluring scents of iris, rose, perfumed berry and wild herb. It’s full bodied and elegant, delivering crushed raspberry, juicy Marasca cherry, star anise and orange zest set against a backbone of taut, fine-grained tannins. Bright acidity keeps it balanced and lends intensity. Drink 2024–2036.”
96 points, “Editor’s Choice”, Enthusiast, Sep 2020

“Pretty sweetness and ripeness to this with cherries, dried strawberries and chocolate. It’s full-bodied with round, firm tannins. Very long and intense. A little tight now. Complex and subtle at this stage. Give it two or three years to come around. Try after 2022.”
95 points, JamesSuckling.com, Jul 2020

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