2015 Pio Cesare Barbera d'Alba, Alba (750ml)

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# ITPCBA15AE
Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Sub-Region: Alba
Grape Varietal: Barbera
Review Score: 89WA, 89WS

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This hot vintage delivers super richness and darkness. Made entirely from estate-grown fruit (sourced from vineyards located in both Barolo and Barbaresco), the 2015 Barbera d'Alba is a luscious and succulent wine with an inky, glossy appearance. Mature fruit aromas of dark cherry, spice and blackberry preserves hammer home the flavors associated with a warm growing season. The wine is partially aged in barrique (20%) and the remainder goes into oak casks for six months.

89 points, Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (Issue # 231 - Jun 2017)

A spicy version, this sports blueberry, blackberry and subtle black pepper flavors, backed by a solid structure. Vibrant and supple, with a lingering aftertaste of fruit and earth. Drink now through 2021. 3,300 cases imported.

89 points, Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator (Nov 2017)