Wine Pio Cesare, Barolo DOCG "Ornato", 2008
Reviews of purchase Pio Cesare, Barolo DOCG "Ornato", 2008
Wine of deep ruby red color.
Powerful, strong, elegant wine shows rich, complex taste with soft tannins.
In a rich and multifaceted flavor of wine blend harmoniously tones of ripe berries, cherries, plums, notes of nuts, spices and oak nuances.
The wine is recommended to serve a variety of dishes of meat and game under complex sauces, hard cheeses. One of the few wines that can be enjoyed without gastronomic accompaniment.
First of all, thanks to Barolo, Piedmont famous throughout the world, as the area of production of refined and elegant wine. Barolo "Ornato" meets the highest quality standards and noted a special reward.
"Ornato" - is a wine of excellent quality with great potential for aging. The wine is produced every year, but only during exceptional vintages and in limited quantities. Yields are from three small vineyards in the commune of Serralunga d'Alba, owned by Pio Cesare, who are among the best. Maceration and fermentation occur in stainless steel tanks under constant temperature control for 15 days. Then the wine is kept 36 months in new barrels made of French oak of medium roast (partly in barriques - 70%, partly in barrels of 25 hl). Storage capacity Barolo "ornata" is not less than 30 years.
Pio Cesare winery was founded in 1881. Before that, there were stables, dating back to the Middle Ages, so in its territory felt the breath of history, you can see the ruins of ancient Roman buildings and defensive walls. Pio Cesare - is one of the first winemakers in Piedmont, the export of wine abroad. The farm is located near Alba in an area of 50 hectares. Today, the vineyards Pio Cesare Barbera grape variety grows, Dolcetto, Nebbiolo and Chardonnay.