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2004 Ciacci Piccolomini d`Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso

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IWC 91
WA 94
WS 92

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Wine Details

Bottle Size 750ml
Vintage 2004
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Producer Ciacci Piccolimini D'Aragana
Region Tuscany
Appellation No
Color Red
Country Italy
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Price $52.00

International Wine Cellarage (IWC) Review

IWC 91
Good deep red. Plum, spicecake and chocolatey oak on the nose; just this side of roasted. Then sweeter, deeper and more pliant than the basic release, with a chewier texture and an almost liqueur-like richness to its fruit. As big and lush as this is, it's got very good supporting spine and is not at all overly sweet. Finishes with excellent length. (A Marc de Grazia Selection; importers include Michael Skurnik Wines, Syosset, NY; Estate Wines Ltd., San Rafael, CA; and The Stacole Wine Company, Boca Raton, FL)

Wine Advocate (WA) Review

WA 94
The estate’s 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso possesses striking depth as endless layers of sweet, perfumed fruit emerge with tons of grace. This, too, is an intense, full-bodied wine. The balance here is utterly exceptional, and the wine’s sheer plumpness makes for a highly rewarding glass of Brunello. Succulent dark cherries, spices, underbrush, minerals and new leather come to life as the wine sits in the glass, yet this remains a backward, structured Brunello in need of serious bottle age. The Pianrosso is a terrific effort from proprietor Paolo Bianchini. Ciacci’s Pianrosso is an old-vines selection that spent 36 months in Slavonian oak. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2024. -Antonio Galloni

Wine Spectactor (WS) Review

WS 92
Very fruity aromas of raspberry, plum and fresh flowers lead to a full-bodied palate, with round, soft tannins and lots of juicy, delicious fruit. Very attractive. Hard not to drink it now. Best from 2010 through 2015. 4,400 cases made. –JS
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