Wine Barolo DOCG "Ornato", 2009
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Reviews of purchase Barolo DOCG "Ornato", 2009
The wine is bright red.
The wine has a full body, a beautiful volume and enveloping texture. Taste dense, silky, with expressive tones of berries and minerals in the final.
Bouquet of the wine has an intense and complex aroma with notes of cherry, raspberry, plum, truffle, skin tones and toasted oak.
Wine is the perfect digestif, served with meat dishes and game, it is recommended to cheese.
"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.