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Ciacci Piccolomini d' Aragona

Address: Localita Molinello | Castelnuovo dell'Abate, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: 0577835616
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Ranked #2 of 42 Activities in Montalcino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Visits and wine tasting are available upon reservation in English, French and Japanese.Ciacci...
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Visits and wine tasting are available upon reservation in English, French and Japanese.Ciacci Piccolomini d' Aragona produce Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso, Brunello di Montalcino Riserva elevati in grandi botti di rovere di Slavonia. Disponibili su prenotazioni visite alle Cantine e degustazioni in inglese, francese e giapponese.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking

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English first
Bergamo, Italy
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This place is amazing. Located in the middle of Tuscany countryside, you can find a great selection of wine to taste and to buy. Plus a guided visit to their cellars. The staff is very kind and willing to explain everything about the wine you're tasting. Totally recommended!

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Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

On the recommendation of a L.A. wine merchant and corroboration via tripadvisor, our group of 3 couples arranged a wine tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d"Aragona, near Montalcino in mid October 2014. We were also advised to schedule no more than two "formal" tastings in a day- which was good advice. The experience at Ciacci Piccolomini was totally wonderful. Since we... More 

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Dunwoody, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had a great trip to Italy, and this winery visit was one of the highlights. My local wine retailer recommended Ciacci as the best tour in Montalcino, and he was absolutely correct. Our guide, Lucrezia Messina, was extremely knowledgeable and delightful. We tasted six wines and cold cuts which were all excellent. If possible, you should visit with a... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This was a fantastic vineyard to visit, the drive is stunning and the wine even more so. The staff were friendly and informative they certainly know their wine.

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We booked visit. The girl showing us around was extremely knowledgeable. She explained the history of the cellar and then showed us all the production stages. At then end we had the opportunity to taste three wines (Nobile di Montalcino, Brunello and a reserve one). The cost was 15 euros per person

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The best place we went in Italy for wine tasting. Passionate and well-educated staff. Great wines and great service and knowledge.

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Melrose, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Loved this story of how the winemaker ended up as the heir to this historical estate. His son and daughter appear to be doing an awesome job establishing this as a dominant Brunello. Great facilities and eye-opening tour was topped by some very good wine. Looking forward to having some more when we get back to the states.

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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My best ever vineyard experience. Thanks to the very friendly and knowledgeable Lucrezia we enjoyed a fantastic wine tasting with some of the best Montalcino wines and Olive Oils this region has to offer. The "Cantina" is is pristine condition, the wines are exceptional and every member made us feel home and appreciated. A big thank you also to Paolo... More 

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Northern New Jersey
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231 reviews 231 reviews
78 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We traveled from Montepulciano to Montalcino in order to taste some world class Brunello. The tasting experience at Ciacci Piccolomini was exceptional. Exceptional for many reasons. (1) The wine was very good. (2) The tasting rooms was gorgeous. (3) The tasting expert running the show was passionate about their product and made sure we were comfortable. (4) We were in... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our private tour began in the old wine cellar of the historical home in the village. The extremely knowledgeable Nicoletta told us all about the of the background of the family and the wine and how the wine cellar is still used but reserved for their BEST grapes. Then we drove to the modern facility for a tour of the... More 

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