Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2013

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2013
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SKU 14024

750ml

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'Pianrosso' Brunello di Montalcino is the single-vineyard bottling for which Ciacci Piccolomini has built its outstanding reputation. The Pianrosso vineyard covers 11 hectares (about 27 acres) which are authorized for the production of Brunello D.O.C.G. The land is medium grain with good levels of marl, dating from the Eocene period. The altitude of this vineyard varies from 240 to 360 metres above sea level. Aged for 36 months in large Slavonian oak barrels, followed by a minimum of eight months in bottle before release, Ciacci Piccolomini's Pianrosso typically has a complex nose with a fruit forward palate and mouth filling power. This wine will pair well with roasted red meats, rich pasta courses and aged Italian cheeses.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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Wine AdvocateAlthough this wine is not labeled as a riserva, it is released six years after the harvest as if it were one. The 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso (with 20,000 bottles produced) opens to balanced fragrances that mix fruity elements with spice, crushed stone and smoke. This wine is linear and direct with firm tannic support at the back. Give it another few years to flesh out further with additional bottle aging.

Monica Larner, January 31, 2019

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