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Abbadia Ardenga Vigna Piaggia Brunello di Montalcino

Abbadia Ardenga
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionTuscany
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Country
Italy
SubregionBrunello di Montalcino
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GrapesSangiovese
Wine Description:
Abbadia Ardenga Vigna Piaggia Brunello di Montalcino is a prestigious red wine produced by the Abbadia Ardenga winery, located in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. This wine is a Brunello di Montalcino, renowned globally for its richness, depth, and longevity, and made exclusively from Sangiovese grapes. "Vigna Piaggia" refers to a specific vineyard plot known for its high-quality fruit. The unique terroir of Montalcino, characterized by its varied soils and favorable microclimate, plays a crucial role in shaping the distinct profile of these wines. Abbadia Ardenga is committed to traditional winemaking practices, emphasizing the natural expression of the Sangiovese grape and the unique characteristics of the Montalcino terroir.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas of red fruits, dried herbs, and leather
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Cons:
  • Requires aging to fully appreciate its potential
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User Rating:

4.3
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Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

Abbadia Ardenga Vigna Piaggia Brunello di Montalcino unveils an impressive array of aromas, including ripe red and dark berries, plums, and nuances of tobacco, leather, and earthy undertones. On the palate, the wine is robust and full-bodied, with a rich texture and well-structured tannins. The complex flavors of dark cherry, blackberry, and a hint of spice are complemented by a subtle oak influence, leading to a long, sophisticated finish. This Brunello di Montalcino is a true embodiment of the power and elegance of Tuscany's Sangiovese, offering a layered and memorable experience that is both bold and refined, making it an excellent choice for enthusiasts of robust Italian red wines.
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