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Ateo, Ciacci Piccolomini

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.
Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Appellation:
Sant'Antimo
Variety:
Blend - Super Tuscan
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic