1999 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona - Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso 750ml

Italy - Tuscany - Brunello di Montalcino/ Red / Sangiovese   |     Watch

IWC 91(+?)   WA 94   WS 91   Customer 94
1999 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona - Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso Front View
This wine is currently sold out. However, many times we can still locate this wine for you. Use the contact form below to request assistance.
You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.

Professional Reviews For This Wine

International Wine Cellar | Rating: 91(+?)

($65-$84) Good red-ruby. Subtly complex nose melds cassis, truffle and expensive oak; shows an almost liqueur-like sweetness. Then supple, dense and bright, with a pliant texture and excellent depth of flavor. This is ripe and fleshy but also classically dry, structured and elegant, with lovely inner-mouth perfume. Very penetrating, long wine, finishing with suave tannins that are firm but fine. (Marc de Grazia; importers include Michael Skurnik Wines, Syosset, NY; Estate Wines, Ltd. , San Rafael, CA; Vin Divino, Chicago, IL, Augustan Wine Imports, Hollywood, CA)

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 116

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Advocate | Rating: 94

The 1999 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso is a dark, viscous wine that swirls around the inside of the glass with evident weight and heft. The bouquet is similarly stacked tall with thick renditions of teriyaki sauce, soya, barbecue smoke, crushed granite and chopped herb. Vigna di Pianrosso delivers the proverbial iron first in a velvet glove thanks to its lively, streamlined mouthfeel. Bright acidity keeps the wine on its toes. Decant three hours or more prior to serving. Drink: 2014-2026.

Drink Dates: 2014-2026
Author: Monica Larner
Issue: 211

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

Very tight and firm, with hints of fresh flowers, berries and fresh meat. Full-bodied, chewy and silky, with hints of mineral and fruit. Long finish. This is a wine that needs bottle age. Strangely, I like the 1998 better and, of course, the 1997. 4,100 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2006+

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Customer Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 94
Author: Maxcontinuous
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 08/15/2014
Wonderfully balanced, with dried herbs, soy, earth notes, and red fruits.

More Vintages and Sizes of Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona - Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso:

  The Vinfolio Difference  

Since its founding in 2003, Vinfolio has brought the rarest and highest-quality wines to the the collector market. Located in San Francisco and Napa, we are a company of wine experts who understand and value the importance of wine provenance. Our premium supplier relationships and first-in-class technology help us protect your wine from sourcing through shipping with extraordinary care that only we can provide. Don't trust your fine wine with anything less!

Learn More

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers