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Date Printed: 12/19/2014
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino (375ML half-bottle) 2006
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino (375ML half-bottle) 2006
(search item no. 111224)
Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/19/2014: $26.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 James Suckling rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2007 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1999 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

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.

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About Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona:

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 – with good reason. Giuseppe believes his strict adherence to sustainable growing practices has significantly contributed to the vibrancy of fruit and the depth of complexity in his wines over the years. Without doubt, these wines speak of flawless quality and exhibit Tuscan typicity crafted in a modern style.