Wine Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, "Fabivs", Sant'Antimo Rosso DOC, 2015
Reviews of purchase Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, "Fabivs", Sant'Antimo Rosso DOC, 2015
Wine rich ruby color.
The wine is soft, warm, well-balanced, rounded palate with silky tannins, notes of dark fruit (plums and cherries), smoke, cedar and oak tones, long aftertaste.
Complex aroma of the wine reveals notes of blueberries, plums and cherries, elegant spicy undertones.
The wine goes well with braised or grilled meats and mature cheeses.
"Fabivs" - a powerful, fine wine from the grape variety Syrah. The wine is named after Fabivs de Vecchis - Bishop of Montalcino, which in 1672 built a palace, which is now the headquarters of the old cellars and Ciaccia Piccolomini. French Syrah vines are grown in the vineyard "Del Conte" in the region Sant'Antimo. In the production of "Fabius" produced alcoholic fermentation in concrete vats and stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. Then the wine is aged 15 months in American and French oak barriques.
Vintage 2006 is very attractive and more refined than previous vintages, which were more concentrated. At the peak of ripeness wine will be in the period from 2009 to 2015.
The modern history of the winery Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona - ownership of several generations of families Ciaccia and Piccolomini - began with 1985, when the castle and its grounds became the property of the family Bianchini. Today, agriculture occupies about 200 acres of land, where about 40 hectares brought to luxury vineyards. "Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona" is widely recognized reputation for producing high quality wines, as confirmed by numerous ratings wine critics and agencies.
The vineyards of Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona have a long history that began in the 19th century. After the death of the bishop, the palace and the surrounding estate were sold at auction in accordance with Italian law, and on September 16, 1868, they were bought by the Countess Eve Bernini Serretani. On December 31, 1877, Countess Serretani sold all the property to the Tzachi family from Castelnuovo del Abate. After the marriage between Count Alberto Piccolomini, the diocese of the bishop became the Palazzo Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
In 1985, the Countess Elda Cacci bequeathed all the property to the farmer Giuseppe Bianchini. At that time, she for many years introduced the most advanced methods of wine production, increasing the quantity, quality of wines and opening exports around the world. Giuseppe, unfortunately, died in February 2004, leaving the business to his son and daughter Paolo and Lucia. Today brother and sister passionately continue the work of their father
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona manor is located on the southeast slope of the municipality of Montalcino, near the medieval village of Castelnuovo del Abate and the famous Romanesque Abbey of Sant'Antimo, which dates back to the 11th century
The Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona has two wine cellars: a historic wine cellar for aging the most prestigious wines. It is located in the basement of the Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Palace of the 17th century; a new wine cellar, near the village of Castelnuovo del Abate, now the headquarters of the company.