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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Still Wine
RegionTuscany
Alcohol Level
Country
Italy
SubregionBrunello di Montalcino
Drinking Window
GrapesSangiovese
Wine Description:
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona is a historic winery located in the Montalcino region of Tuscany, Italy. The winery was founded in the 17th century and has been owned by the Piccolomini family since 1868. Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona has received numerous awards and accolades for its wines, including being named one of Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of the Year. The winery is also certified organic, and takes great care to use sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in its winemaking. Read more
Pros:
  • Bold, intense bouquet of ripe cherries and blackberries
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Cons:
  • High alcohol content (15% ABV) can overwhelm some palates
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4.1
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4.0

Wine Expert Note:

This Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino is a refined and powerful expression of Sangiovese. It offers aromas of ripe cherries, sweet spices, tobacco and herbs, with hints of leather and licorice. On the palate, it shows great elegance and finesse, with soft tannins and a long, persistent finish. This Brunello is a classic expression of the Montalcino terroir, and is sure to please any wine enthusiast. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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