Wine Pio Cesare, Barolo DOCG "Ornato", 2012
Reviews of purchase Pio Cesare, Barolo DOCG "Ornato", 2012
Wine, ruby-red color.
The wine has an elegant, rich, bright and energetic fruity taste with polished ripe tannins and a finish that lasts for minutes.
Rich, multi-faceted, surprising and charming aroma of the wine is filled with notes of tar, earth, flowers, red stone fruit, crushed stone, orange zest, spices and white pepper.
Wine is the perfect digestif, served with meat dishes (grilled meat, grilled meat), game, cheeses.
First of all, thanks to Barolo, Piedmont famous throughout the world as a field of works of fine and elegant wine. Wine "ornata" qualifies Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita, it means that the wine meets the highest quality standards and noted a special reward.
"Ornato" - is a wine of excellent quality with excellent storage potential. Vintage 2010 - "exotic, alluring and constantly changing in the glass ... Vintage 2010 captures everything mystical, what they say about Serralunga ... quite possibly is the best wine I have ever tasted from Pio Cesare," says a well-known wine critic Antonio Galloni.
Barolo wine "ornata" 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.