Pio Cesare Barolo 2010

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Pio Cesare Barolo 2010

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This is a classic Barolo, with excellent structure and harmony, mild tannins and balanced fruit. It is immediately approachable, but it also has a very long ageing potential.

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Pio Cesare
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2010 Barolo is a great fall back wine for those who want to know the flavor profile of a classic, well-made Barolo. This is a textbook wine, especially in the exceptional 2010 vintage. Black fruit and prune is folded together with delicate tones of cigar ash, crushed mineral, licorice, white truffle and dried raspberry. The tannins are firm, but polished and the wine leaves a lasting imprint of dark fruit and cola on the elegant finish. Drink: 2016-2028.

Monica Larner, July 2014
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Wine EnthusiastStructured and powerful, it features aromas of underbrush, leather, spice, plum cake and subtle oak. The concentrated palate delivers juicy black cherry and red raspberry accented with notes of espresso alongside tightly packed tannins and fresh acidity. Give it time to unwind. Drink after 2020.

Kerin O'Keefe, October 1, 2014
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Wine SpectatorThis red exudes sweet cherry flavors in addition to vanilla and toast elements from the light oak treatment. Elegant and persistent, with a bright beam of acidity, refined tannins and an aftertaste of iron, mineral and spice. Best from 2017 through 2028. 2,300 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, December 31, 2013