Brunello di Montalcino 2013 Half Bottle 375ml
95 points, “Underbrush, tobacco, ripe berry and balsamic aromas abound in this delicious red. – Wine Enthusiast
A dark and brooding take on the classic Brunello di Montalcino from one of the region’s true icons. Black fruit, dried fig, leather and pipe tobacco, all elegantly squeezed into a half bottle. Perfect for weekends away or when you don’t fancy opening a whole bottle, but have no intention of compromising on quality.
Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona have earned a permanent place in Brunello di Montalcino’s pantheon of greats. Critically acclaimed, organically farmed and state of the art, they are one of Italy’s most sought-after wine producers and their history is a truly incredible one. Although the property can trace its heritage back to the 17th Century, it’s the more recent bit that interests us. The estate came to be owned by the Ciacci family and Elda Ciacci married a count called Alberto Piccolomini d’Aragona, a descendant of one of the Popes. When she died in 1985, she left behind no heirs. To everybody’s surprise, she gifted the entire 220-hectare property to Giuseppe Bianchini – the farmer who had dedicated his life to managing its vines, olive groves, historic cellar and rolling Tuscan hills. It remains in his family – currently presided over by Paolo and Lucia – to this very day.
£7.07 per 100.00ml
SKU No.: 3221546
Style No.: 803977
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