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  • Wine Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Ateo 2019

Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Ateo 2019

$25.00
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The bouquet is intense with vibrant herbal, spicy and fruit-forward notes. Very well structured, full bodied, quite soft and balanced with pronounced tannins. A wine with a great personality and long aftertaste.

The origin of the Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona estate goes back to the 17th century. The oldest part of the property is the Palazzo (meaning Palace), erected by Montalcino’s Bishop, Fabivs de’ Vecchis, Abbot of Sant Antimo abbey. Over the course of time, the Palazzo became the property of the Montalcino diocese and was auctioned according to Italian law regarding ecclesiastic property. In 1877 entire property to Francesco Ciacci, head of a Castelnuoveo-based family. In the mid-1900s, the so-called “Palazzo del Vescovo” became known as the Palazzo Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona after the marriage between count Alberto Piccolomini d’Aragona, a direct descendent of Enea Silvio Piccolomini (Pope Pius II), and Elda Ciacci.