The Pio Cesare winery was founded in 1881, when Pio (surname) Cesare (name), a great businessman, came up with the idea to produce a small and selected quantity of wines with grapes cultivated in Barolo and Barbaresco. A year after, Pio Cesare created a company which unifies the passion for wine and the love for details, which are the symbols of his wines.
Fermentation: maceration with peels for 25-30 days into steel vats.
30 months in big durmast barrels and a small part into other wooden barrels.
Ruby red colour with grenade shapes; elegant, mineral and fruity scent with berries, humus and citrus notes; the taste is soft and powerful, with a great structure, freshness and important tannin presence.
Fresh pasta, meat, game and seasoned cheese.
18 °C – 20 °C (65 °F – 68 °F)
The Barolo is a red wine, recognised with the Appellation Denomination Origin (AOC or DOC in Italian) produced in some municipalities of Piedmont. The original area of the grape types suitable for the Barolo DOC, recognised on 31st August 1933, includes the territories of the following municipalities: Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga D’Alba and part of La Morra, Monforte D’Alba, Roddi, Verduno, Cherasco, Diano d’Alba, Novello and Grinzane Cavour, all located in the Cuneo province.