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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino 2008

Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
  • JS 91
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Winemaker Notes

The 2007 vintage was #9 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2012

The bouquet is intense, fruit-forward, spicy and floral with hints of red berry fruits enriched by delicate spicy notes. Warm, soft and very well balanced on the palate; structured with soft tannins and long aftertaste.

Ideal companion of roasted and stewed meat, game and mature cheese.

Critical Acclaim

JS 91
James Suckling

Irony mineral nose with notes of coffee and juniper. Full and quite broad on palate with slightly rustic tannins. Some potential but needs time to find its harmony.

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona

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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, , Italy
In 1985, Giuseppe Bianchini began his quest for quality. Moments after the passing of Countess Piccolomini, Giuseppe learned that he, the sole employee who passionately cared about her vines, inherited the vast Piccolomini wine estate. Evidence of his appreciation and commitment to the Piccolomini legend can be found in the glass – each wine is a tribute to the gracious Countess. Highly regarded palates consistently rank the Ciacci Piccolomini wines in the top 10th percentile... View More