Ciacci Piccolomini Rosso di Montalcino Rossofonte
Grape Varietal: 100% Sangiovese Grosso
Vineyard: Estate owned vineyards, with soil of medium grain with good levels of marl, dating from the Eocene period
Altitude: 240-360 meters above sea level
Soil: Medium grain with good levels of marl
Fermentation: Stainless steel and glass concrete vats, temperature-controlled via cooling plates and jackets.
Aging: In in 7.5 - 20 hl Slavonian oak barrels
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by volume
Tasting Notes: Ruby red in color. Fruity aromas of ripe berries with balsamic notes on the nose predict an alternation between sweetness and acidity in the mouth. Its sweet-acid components evoke raspberry and ripe blackberry. Spicy finish recalls star anise and pink pepper. Powdery tannins.
Awards: 91 Wine Spectator, 91 James Suckling, Silver Medal Decanter
Formats Available: 750 ml
Current Vintage: 2014