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Pio Cesare Barolo 2012


SKU 11555



This a Barolo that builds on the palate with super silky tannins and fantastic pure and delic

Category Red Wine
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barolo
Brand Pio Cesare
  • ws93

Wine SpectatorVery ripe fruit aromas, with sultana, prune and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with seamless yet chewy tannins and a long finish. Lasts a long time. Best after 2012. 5,000 cases made.

James Suckling, September 30, 2009
  • wa91

Wine AdvocateThe estate's 2005 Barolo is pretty and sensual in its dark fruit, menthol, spices and licorice. This mid-weight Barolo reveals gorgeous balance and a long finish and a relatively accessible personality for this bottling. That said, the wine needs a few years in bottle for the tannins to soften. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2020.

Antonio Galloni, October 2009
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastFirm but sophisticated, with earthy aromas of saddle leather, spice cabinet and violets upfront, followed by flavors of crushed roses in the mouth. Long, dry finish. A bold wine to pair with bold food. Give the gripping tannins least three to four years to mellow out before opening.

February 1, 2010