2011 Pio Cesare Barbaresco Il Bricco
Nebbiolo - 750ML
  • JS 96
  • AG 93
  • WA 92
  • WS 92

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JS 96
jamessuckling.com, October 2015
Lots of dark berries and flowers plus hints of fresh mushrooms. Full body with ultra-fine tannins and a finish that lasts for minutes. Dense and racy. Perhaps the best Il Bricco ever?
AG 93
Antonio Galloni's Vinous, December 2015
The 2011 Barbaresco Il Bricco is Pio Cesare's top Barbaresco, and, as the name implies, emerges from the top of the family's estate in Treiso. The Bricco also gets more barrique, although in recent years the malos have... The 2011 Barbaresco Il Bricco is Pio Cesare's top Barbaresco, and, as the name implies, emerges from the top of the family's estate in Treiso. The Bricco also gets more barrique, although in recent years the malos have been done in steel rather than French oak, which gives the Bricco a greater element of classicism. Although less famous than either Barbaresco or Neive, Treiso is home to a number of stellar vineyards. The reality is that this fruit needs very little makeup. Powerful, rich and structured, the 2011 Bricco possesses explosive energy and firm tannins that need time to soften. A host of dark spice, iron, smoke, French oak and tobacco wrap around he intense finish.
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2015
Boasting an elaborate style, the 2011 Barbaresco Il Bricco delivers a soft and luscious interpretation of Nebbiolo. It's a wine with a modern approach and soft, enriched contours. The wine is aged in barrique for 18... Boasting an elaborate style, the 2011 Barbaresco Il Bricco delivers a soft and luscious interpretation of Nebbiolo. It's a wine with a modern approach and soft, enriched contours. The wine is aged in barrique for 18 months and then settles in large oak casks for one more year. It stands out for the density and vigor of its fruit. This Barbaresco finishes with pretty tones of ripe fruit, tobacco and tarry resin. - Monica Larner
WS 92
Wine Spectator, November 2015
Offers pretty aromas of cherry, rose and cola, with menthol, tar and tobacco flavors. The refined texture is supported by a firm grip, which should allow this to age well. Presents a fresh, racy finish. Best from 2018... Offers pretty aromas of cherry, rose and cola, with menthol, tar and tobacco flavors. The refined texture is supported by a firm grip, which should allow this to age well. Presents a fresh, racy finish. Best from 2018 through 2030. 0105 cases imported. –BS
Color & Type Red
Varietal Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barbaresco
Vintage 2011
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork