Ateo, Ciacci Piccolomini
- 50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Fermented in stainless steel/concrete vats
- Aged in 3-hectoliter oak barrels for 18 months
- Ateo, meaning “atheist,” was first produced in the 1989 vintage. In this vintage, Ciacci decided not to produce a Brunello di Montalcino. The decision coincided with the first harvest of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from their estate vineyards.
Blend - Super Tuscan