Ciacci Piccolmini is one of the most sought-after producers in all of Italy. This ancient estate has 35 hectares of superior holdings in the prized Castelnuovo dellâ€™Abate zone, including the "Pianrosso" vineyard (from which the best grapes are selected for the Brunello di Montalcino) and the "Fonte" vineyard, which produces grapes for the Rosso di Montalcino. Plantings of Syrah, Cabernet, and Merlot are to the south, where the Orcia river provides a milder microclimate.
Although the estate is not certified, the guidelines of organic agriculture are followed. Only sulfur- and copper-based products are used. The area is sheltered by Mount Amiata and enjoys excellent air circulation. Only organic fertilizers are used (there is a cattle farm nearby for manure). The soil between the rows of vines is tilled and no herbicides are used. Minimum dosages of SO2 is used in the wines.
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino 2003
The bouquet is intense, fruit-forward, toasted and ethereal. Pleasant sour black cherry notes are tied with a delicate hint of dark chocolate. Warm, quite soft and balanced on the palate.
Food pairings: Ideal for roasted and stewed meat, game and mature cheese. more
1.5L SKU 23416
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2007
The bouquet is intense, complex, fruit-forward and spicy with hints of ripe red berry fruits enriched by various spicy notes. Warm, soft and harmonic on the palate. Great balance among pronounced tannins, acidity and savouriness. This elegant wine has good potential for further cellar ageing. more
3L SKU 39933
1.5L SKU 39934
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