Brunello di Montalcino 2012 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona DOCG
Brunello Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona is now a guarantee of quality and excellence of our territory. It shows a ruby red color almost garnet and releases fruity notes wrapped in a light but very noticeable spiciness. balanced wine, full-bodied, with tannins quite rightly pronounced and persistent long-term. The authenticity of each bottle is protected by an anti-counterfeiting hologram placed on the capsule
- Brunello di Montalcino
- Vino rosso
- Production area
- Grape variety
- 100% Sangiovese
- 240-360 meters s.l.
- Type of soil
- Soil of medium grain with good levels of marl dating to the Eocene period
- Extension of the vineyards
- 16,54 ha
- In stainless steel and glass concrete vats, temperature-controlled via cooling plates and jackets
- Aging of wine
- More than 24 months in 20-85 hl Slavonian oak barrels, followed by over 8 months of bottle refinement
- Recommended glass
- Large crystal glasses
- Storage instructions
- Bottles should be kept in a horizontal position, far from light sources and protected from both extremes and changes in temperature
- Bottles are protected against counterfeiting by a hologram on the capsule
- Serving temperature
- 18 °C
- Great companion to roasted and stewed game meat. Excellent with mature cheeses and traditional hand-made pasta featuring red meat and game ragout
- 0,75 l.
- Ruby red verging on garnet
- 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; well structured with soft tannins and long aftertaste
The estate has its origins since the seventeenth century and preserves its historical heritage in a palace built in the same period by the Bishop of Montalcino and Abbot of the Abbey of S. Antimo, Fabivs de 'Vecchis.
La Ciacci Piccolomini of Aragona has two cellars divided as follows: the historic cellar called Palazzo, built in the century. XVII, used for the long aging of the finest wines; the new Molinello winery, located near Castelnuovo dell'Abate, is the official headquarters where, in addition to the rooms used for winemaking, aging and aging of the wines, offices are located.