Pio Cesare

+39 - 0173 440386 PIO CESARE Azienda Agricola - Alba(Cuneo) Italy - Via Cesare Balbo 6
Alba, 12051
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The Pio Cesare winery was founded in 1881 by our great great-grandfather Cesare Pio. He was one of the very first wine producers to believe in the great potential and quality of Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera and in the other great wines of Piemonte. Cesare Pio, in the second portion of 1800s, was among the very first winemakers to produce these wines with a philosophy that was dedicated to the terroir and the strictest quality of the wine. For five generations, the Pio Cesare family has been producing traditional Piemontese wines in its ancient cellars, located in the center of the town of Alba.. The cellars walls date back to the Roman Empire period , 50 B.C. Recently, significant investments have been made to rebuild and restructure the cellars and the winery's facilities. A new fermentation cellar was built with a new racking by gravity area and a new barrel ageing room, 12 meters underneath the existing building and the Roman Walls. A brand new bottling and labelling equipment was installed in a Read more »

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  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s in the Roero area. Today, many call Arneis the...

  • Cortese

    Cortese is a minor grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy, used to make that region’s dry white wine known as ‘G...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

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  • Pio Cesare Barolo Nebbiolo Wine 2001


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    Wine review by lrgarza

  • Anyone see the original article on this one? As Warren asks, which wines? Which consumers? Good pot stirrer! http://wineforspicewarrenedwardes.blogspot.com/2011/04/are-wine-drinkers-able-to-tell.html Read More

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  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo 2005


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    Wine review by Sully2010

  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo Ornato 2006


    The nose showed cinnamon and dusty crushed berries. On the palate, this wine showed a balance toward acidity with sour berries and a dry but long and fruit concentrated finish. Read More

    Wine review by Eric Guido

  • Pio Cesare "Il Bricco" Barbaresco Was 2000


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    Wine review by robertoabr

  • Pio Cesare Barolo Nebbiolo Wine 2001


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    Wine review by Zolano

  • Pio Cesare Dolcetto Dolcetto d'Alba 2006


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    Wine review by Gus222

  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo Ornato 2006


    Graham cracker, vaguely sweetly vegetal, nettles, sandy soil, very herb stem and floral and cinnamon and dried red fruits, red hots. Sort of soft and indistinct, lazy in the mouth, dry, stripped and tannic, uninteresting. Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Hi there to all! I'm new here in this forum and I accidentally reached this place as I was looking for some worldwide wine informations.I'm Italian and I love wine. I hope I'll enjoy the forum life.CheersS. Read More

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  • Gregory Dal Piaz, Editor in Chief of Snooth, told a panel of Italy's top wine ... likes of Augusto Boffa from Pio Cesare, Raffaelle Boscaini from Masi, Piero Antinori from Antinori, Giovanni Folonari from Ambrogio e Giovanni Folonari, Sebastiano de Corato from Rivera, Jose Rallo from Donnafugata, Giuseppi Tasca from Tasca d'Almerita, and more.... Read More

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