Ciacci Piccolomini

Brunello di Montalcino 'Pianrosso'

Brunello di Montalcino 'Pianrosso', Ciacci Piccolomini

Named after the celebrated, eponymously named vineyard site. This single-vineyard bottling is what Ciacci’s outstanding reputation was built upon. Aged for three years in 20-62 hl Slavonian oak barrels followed one year in bottle before release.

Info

Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Appellation:
Brunello di Montalcino
Variety:
Sangiovese
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

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Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
98
Date
2020-11-30
Wine Enthusiast
Score
98
Date
2022-01-09
James Suckling
Score
98
Date
2020-12-21
"Lots going on here with black plums, ripe cherries, cedar, smoke and cocoa on the nose. Ash, chocolate, crushed walnuts and some praline. Mushrooms. This has firm, ripe tannins and a full body. Flavorful and juicy finish. Very structured. Drink after 2025."
Vinous Media
Score
94
Date
2020-11-01
"Dark, rich and deeply alluring, the 2016 Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso boasts a display of ripe black fruits encased in an air of crushed stone, sage and exotic spice. While velvety and almost creamy in texture, it finds harmony through juicy acids and a mix of ripe black cherry and plums. Hints of licorice and baker’s chocolate balance the Pianrosso’s salty minerality and fine-grained tannins through the long and dramatic finale. There’s beautiful symmetry here for a wine with such power. Place this in the cellar for ten years or more; but don’t make the mistake of not checking in from time to time, because I expect the 2016 to enjoy a long and open drinking window."
Decanter
Score
94
Date
2021-03-21

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