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Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Pianrosso Brunello di Montalcino 2016 | 750 ml.

Item #: 54010

RP98 JS98 VN94 SP94

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Primary Grape: Sangiovese | All Grapes: Sangiovese

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Critical Acclaim

SP94 Wine Spectator Jun 30, 2021

"Cherry, iron, sanguine and black tea flavors highlight this sinewy red. Vibrant and solidly built, shows assertive tannins lining the finish. Has enough ripe fruit to offset the structure, and the aftertaste persists, with fruit, iron and underbrush accents. Best from 2024 through 2045. 2,833 cases made, 900 cases imported." (94 pts.)

JS98 JamesSuckling.com Monday, December 21, 2020

"Lots going on here with black plums, ripe cherries, cedar, smoke and cocoa on the nose. Ash, chocolate, crushed walnuts and some praline. Mushrooms. This has firm, ripe tannins and a full body. Flavorful and juicy finish. Very structured. Drink after 2025." (98 pts.)

RP98 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 30th Nov 2020

"The Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona 2016 Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso is a single-vineyard expression that draws its fruit from an 11.7-hectare parcel with moderately thick galestro soils with ancient marine material. This special site, awash under the brilliant light of a big, open sky, does indeed deliver a more pronounced mineral signature, with wild berry, rose and rosemary essence. This is a beautiful wine, taut and silky, with elegant tannins that will endure ambitious bottle aging. Production is 37,000 bottles." (98 pts.)

VN94 Vinous Nov 2020

"Dark, rich and deeply alluring, the 2016 Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso boasts a display of ripe black fruits encased in an air of crushed stone, sage and exotic spice. While velvety and almost creamy in texture, it finds harmony through juicy acids and a mix of ripe black cherry and plums. Hints of licorice and baker’s chocolate balance the Pianrosso’s salty minerality and fine-grained tannins through the long and dramatic finale. There’s beautiful symmetry here for a wine with such power. Place this in the cellar for ten years or more; but don’t make the mistake of not checking in from time to time, because I expect the 2016 to enjoy a long and open drinking window." (94 pts.)

Tuscany

There are few regions as picturesque as Italy's Tuscany. And there are few regions that produce finer wines, either. Tuscany is home to legendary wine regions Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti, among others, where the red wine grape Sangiovese is king. It's also home to "Super Tuscans," a category of Tuscan wines that don't officially fall within the Italian wine classification system.

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Italy

Italy is famous for its powerful, sleek, and elegant reds wines from ancient growing areas with legendary names such as Chianti, Barolo, Barbaresco, Montepulciano. Italian white wines are also gaining popularity: Orvieto, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon are excellent examples of Italian white wines.

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More Information
SKU54010
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameCiacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Pianrosso Brunello di Montalcino
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
Product Location - Location-AppellationBrunello di Montalcino
Package Size750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume15%
BrandCiacci Piccolomini d’Aragona
Bottles per Case12
Vintage2016
Bin Location0
Premier PickNo
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)Sangiovese
Primary GrapeSangiovese
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No