Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2016

    Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona | Tuscany
    Az. Agr. Ciacci Piccolomini | Loc. Molinello | IT 53024 Castellnuovo

    Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2016

    In the dream year of 2016, the winery offers us a distinctly tasty and juicy representative that carries the spirit of Montalcino from the first to the last sip. Fine sage and mint notes beautifully round off the warm, ripe and extremely rich fruit bouquet. On the palate, it dances with a fine red berry acid wire underpinned by a great velvety texture. On the other hand, it is a taut, precise and particularly fresh Brunello that delights us at a young age. SUPERIORE.DE

    "Bright, elegant ruby red. On the nose of ripe cherry, a hint of blood orange and noble spice. Opens on the palate with fine sweetness and balanced play, warm-hearted and clear with pithy tannin and fine pressure." Falstaff

    "The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino from Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona places savory herbs, exotic spice and earth tones above ripeness of fruit. It's decidedly dark and brooding on the nose, lifted by hints of fresh-picked mint and sage. There are depths of velvety textures in the mouth, offset by a tactile mix of tart wild berries, minerals and zesty acidity which adds vibrancy in spite of the tannic heft and primary intensity found here. The 2016 finishes with a monolithic feel, still wound up tightly in its youthful state but also promising many years of positive evolution in our cellars. This is gorgeous and a great value for age-worthy Brunello." Vinous

    "In southern Montalcino, the expansive Ciacci Piccolomini property is characterised by warm, perfumed afternoon breezes coming in from the Mediterranean. The wines are typically headily scented and generous in alcohol, as is the case in 2016; however, I find much more freshness and focus than in the 2015s. Aromas include sun-kissed cherry and raspberry with red rose, tobacco, sage and thyme. Light on its feet with grainy tannins that dissolve easily, this is almost ready to drink. An amaro-like finish persists and stimulates the appetite." Decanter

    "Light on its feet, this red evokes strawberry, cherry, earth, menthol and Tuscan scrub flavors. Shows a firm underlying structure, with a fresh and focused finish." Wine Spectator

    "Red-berry, wild-rose, crushed mint and dark-spice aromas are front and center on this fragrant red. The full-bodied palate is concentrated but also boasts finesse, offering layers of raspberry jam, smooth licorice and tobacco alongside a backbone of enveloping, velvety tannins. You'll also detect the warmth of alcohol but the succulent fruit stands up to it." Wine Enthusiast

    "Lots of red and blue fruit to this, evolving into wet leaves, freshly turned soil and brewed tea. Light herbal notes. Sweet cherries, too. It's full bodied with silky, firm tannins. More minerality and tea notes on the finish. Elegant and driven." James Suckling

    "The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino (with 56,000 bottles made) shows bold cherry, spice, crushed stone and balsam herb that come together in seamless fashion. This estate has honed a unique style that becomes a common theme traced to each new vintage. I'd describe it as delicate but also succulent with a rich and almost pulpy quality of fruit. The wine is fueled by the golden light that hits this part of Tuscany in those last hours of the day. Here is a wine that shows spirit of place." Robert Parker

    47,90 €

    09712416 · 0,75 l · 63,87 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

    Product Details
    • Wine Classics: Brunello
    • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
    • Cultivation: close to nature
    • Expansion: 24 months oak barrel
    • Vegan Clearing: yes
    • Development: wooden barrel
    • Filtration: yes
    • Alcohol Content: 15,00 % vol
    • Total Extract: 32,55 g/l
    • Total Acidity: 5,79 g/l
    • Residual Sugar: 1,35 g/l
    • Sulfite: 89 mg/l
    • ph-Value: 3,44
    • Closure: natural cork
    • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
    • Storage Potential: 2039+
    • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
    • Strong / spicy / earthy
    • Wine for Meditation
    • Wine for Fireplace/Tobacco Lovers
    Fits to:
    • Light Meat
    • Risotto
    stored air-conditioned

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