Original
30 Ratings
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso

Wine Details

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

Rich, with cherry and strawberry notes, tinged by leather, bitter almond and tobacco flavors. Firm and angular, presenting a long, iron- and tea-accented finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage)
  • International Wine Cellar
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 103, July/August 2002 ($60) Saturated garnet, with purple hues. Intense aromas of powdered cocoa, cinnamon and spicy cedar are followed by a sweet, wonderfully delineated entry of licorice, plum jam, roasted coffee and tar. Big-boned and vibrant, with a creamy, mouthfilling texture and gauzy tannins. The long, sweet finish is reminiscent of marzipan. This complex and supple wine is a paradigm of how to combine...
  • Robert Parker
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 137
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator