Barolo is the classic red wine of Piedmont, produced from the best vineyards from the hills around the town of Barolo. This is a rich and powerful wine which is velvety on the palate with the distinct bouquet of roses, violets and tar.
This Barbaresco from Ca del Baio is garnet red in colour. Intense aromas on the nose with powerful fruit and dried flower notes. the wine is dry, smooth and well rounded on the palate with a warm finish and nicely balanced tannins. It`s a super wine and perfect with a fancy pasta supper.
Bruno Giacosa brings forth another stunning nebbiolo with the d'Alba Valmaggiore. Subtle and elegant with notes of red fruit and dried roses. On the palate, the tannins are present, but fine and well-integrated, and the wine showcases excellent freshness and persistence of fruit.
Big body, red colour with garnet reflex, wonderful scent of rose. It’s a really well balanced wine, round, the tannins are never aggressive. Powerful, with great structure, never over-oaked so they try to keep the tipicity of the terroir.
This vintage has extraordinary elegance, complexity and character. Silky and intense bouquet. Full body, great structure, right tannins, incredible aging potential, precise and classic Nebbiolo style. The wine has sweet and very elegant tannins.
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.
It is a beautiful wine graced with tons of delineation and sheer intensity. The aromas and flavors build effortlessly to a hugely impressive, dazzling finish. The 2007 shows the volume and depth of the vintage, but with the expressive bouquet and overall harmony that define the finest wines of the year.
"Plum and spice aromas, with undertones of meat. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and lots of ripe fruit. Needs time to mellow and come together. Very structured. From this vintage, 20 percent of the Nebbiolo grapes come from a vineyard in the Barolo commune, so this is no longer labelled Bussia Soprana."
91 points, Wine Spectator, 15 June 2008
The grapes are sourced exclusively from the single vineyard ‘Il Bricco’ estate, one of the prime sites within the Barberesco appellation situated in the village of Trieso. This wine is powerful and structured, rich in ripe fruit, opulent, spicy and will have a very long life.
Pio Cesare own 52 hectares of vineyards in the hills of Barolo and Barbaresco, including some of the prime sites for growing Nebbiolo including 16 hectares of the ‘Ornato’ vineyard in Serralunga d’Alba, one of the best vineyards in the Barolo area.
Pio Cesare own 70 hectares of vineyards in the hills of Barolo and Barbaresco, including some of the prime sites for growing Nebbiolo including 16 hectares of the ‘Ornato’ vineyard in Serralunga d’Alba and 10 hectares in Mosconi in Monforte d’Alba, two of the best vineyards in the Barolo area.
Conterno's 'Colonnello' is ruby garnet in colour with an intensely perfumed nose characteristic of this vineyard. Aromas of aniseed, cherries, roses
and ripe plums give way to an elegant, mineral character on the
palate. The tannins are sweet, concentrated and powerful, with a