Pio Cesare

+39 - 0173 440386 PIO CESARE Azienda Agricola - Alba(Cuneo) Italy - Via Cesare Balbo 6
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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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  • 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...

  • Dolcetto

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

  • Arneis

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

  • 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...

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  • Once again from our friends at Ohio's own:"Hello, Friends -The weather is ... ... www.putinbay.comOctober 12Pio Cesare Wine TastingWestern Reserve Wines, 28300 Miles Rd. Suite B, The Shoppes of Solon North, Solon. 7:30 - 9:30 pm; $35. Wine tasting with guest speaker, Cesare Benvenuto.Reservations: 440-498-9463 info@westernreservewines.com  www... Read More

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  • If any of Barolo's communes could make the most of the powerful, dense ... ... ... there, short, dried out.Pio Cesare ‘ Ornato’ -- 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, uninte... Read More

    From the article Serralunga - Barolo 2006


  • Having recently returned from my annual participation in the grand trade ... ... tannin, nice fruit though.Pio Cesare (Blended) - Woody/woodsy, a bit dirty, carobby, savory, some vegetal and meaty soup tones that feel like they are headed towards broth with age,  lean in the mouth, crisp tannins, a bit shallow up front, nice depth,  tannins ar... Read More

    From the article Barolo's Best Kept Secret


  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo 2005

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  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo 2004

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  • Pio Cesare Barbera Barbera d'Alba 2007

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    Ruby red in colour, accompanied by fairly intense aromas - berries, vanilla, spices. Additional herbs in flavor. Notable acids and medium tannins in a medium-bodied and vigorous structure. Moderately complex with nice and long finish. Pair this with "herbal stews". 78 points. Not fully worth its price. Read More

    Wine review by 442030memppu 442030 memppu


  • Pio Cesare Barbera Barbera d'Alba 2007

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    Leather and cherry on the nose. Bright violets in the mouth with medium acidity. Licorice, coffee bay leaf and cigar wrapper later on the mid palate and a sour cherry finish. White chocolate notes linger. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo Ornato 2004

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  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo 2005

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  • Pio Cesare Nebbiolo Barolo 2004

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