2020 Pio Cesare Barbera d'Alba
The Barbera grapes from the Barolo and Barbaresco regions give to our classic Barbera a uniquely great structure, full body, complexity, smooth character, ripe fruit and spices.
VINEYARDS: Family owned vineyards in Serraluga d'Alba (Ornato and Colombaro), in Sinio, Diano d'Alba and Grinzane Cavour together with other vineyards belonging to "historical suppliers" who have been selling their grapes to PIO CESARE for generations, working their vineyards according to our directions and strict quality controls.
AGING: 18 months in French oak. 30% in mid toasted barriques and 70% in 20 to 50 hectoliters casks.
TASTING NOTES: The Barbera grapes grown in the Barolo area, give full structure, plummy and complex flavor, with
James Suckling, 92 points
A medium-bodied barbera with crushed berries, spices, roses and hints of soil. Creamy tannins. Excellent length and texture. Drink now.spicy and ripe fruit, blackberry aroma and a hint of toasted tobacco. It ages quite well.
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