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2017 Pio Cesare Barolo DOCG, Piedmont, Italy (750ml)

2017 Pio Cesare Barolo DOCG, Piedmont, Italy (750ml)

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TASTING NOTES:

Plenty of blackberry and black cherry on the nose with violet and lavender undertones. Full-bodied with powerful tannins that flow across the palate. Ever enveloping and imposing, yet polished and impressive.
- James Suckling, 96 pts

This is the wine to buy in commemoration of the 140th anniversary (1881-2021) of the historic house of Pio Cesare. The most traditional and classic of the wines in this important portfolio, the 2017 Barolo is packaged in a retro label that speaks to all the grandeur of this important Italian wine appellation. The wine imparts delicate and fine tones of wild fruit, cassis, tar, smoke and crushed rose. The wine is buttoned up and straitlaced, especially now in its youth.
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 95 pts

Produced with fruit from five different communes, this wine shows good balance and concentration, its bold black- cherry flavors underlined by notes of graphite and firm, muscular tannins. Warm spice notes linger on the extended finish.
- Wine & Spirits, 94 pts

Aromas of dark skinned berry, underbrush and oak-driven spice mingle with camphor. On the full-bodied palate, notes of licorice and espresso accent a core of juicy black cherry before an almost salty close. Firm, fine-grained tannins provide ample support. Drink 2022-2029.
- Wine Enthusiast, 93 pts

 

WINEMAKER'S NOTES:

A classic style Barolo. Excellent structure, harmony, elegance. Soft tannins and balanced fruit. Approachable, but with a very long ageing potential. Barolo is such a great wine which should not be described as a “basic” or “regular” Barolo, simply because it does not have any additional indication on the label.


Type: Wine
Tags: 1-5, 2017, 750ml, 94+, Barolo, GMC, Italy, LPN, Nebbiolo, PG, Piedmont, Rated, Red, Wine, Year_2017,

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