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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2010

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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. Ideal with main courses of roasted and stewed meat, game and mature cheese.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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James SucklingThe Brunello "Pianrosso" was named after the celebrated, eponymously named vineyard site. This single-vineyard bottling is what Ciacci's outstanding reputation was built upon. Aged for more than 36 months in 20-62 hl Slovenian oak barrels followed extended periods of bottle refinement.

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Wine EnthusiastEnticing aromas of blue flower, ripe berry, pressed powder and Mediterranean herb float from the glass. The firm palate shows great intensity, delivering layers of black cherry, dark cooking spice and licorice alongside youthfully austere tannins. It's still young and tightly knit so give it time to unwind and develop complexity. Drink 2020-2030.

Kerin O'Keefe, May 1, 2015