Pio Cesare Barolo 2016 - Toast Wines by Taste
Good quality exotic/domestic wine and spirit shop in West Hartford, CT.
Pio Cesare Barolo 2016
SKU: 16457

Pio Cesare Barolo 2016

  • we96
  • js95
  • jd94

750ml
$81.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Pio Cesare
Alcohol/vol 14%

Winemaker's Notes

This vintage has extraordinary elegance, complexity and character. Silky and intense bouquet. Full body, great structure, right tannins, incredible ageing potential, precise and classic Nebbiolo style. The wine has sweet and very elegant tannins. It still needs one year in oak for the best maturation.

Wine Enthusiast
  • we96

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.

Kerin O'Keefe, September 1, 2020
James Suckling
  • js95

"This is a young Barolo that builds on the palate with super silky tannins and fantastic pure and delicious fruit. Hints of hazelnut, plum and dark berry character. Full and polished tannins. Better in 2019 but so delicious now."

Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd94

The 2016 Barolo reveals a deep purple hue as well as impressive black cherry, blackberry, crushed violets, and toasted spice, with plenty of minerality developing with time in the glass. Medium-bodied, rich, and beautifully textured on the palate, this balanced, straight-up gorgeous Barolo will benefit from 2-4 years of bottle age and cruise for two decades in cold cellars.

July 7, 2020

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