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Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino

Caparzo Brunello di MontalcinoWine Region region_tuscany

  • Description

    Caparzo produced its first vintage of Brunello di Montalcino in 1970, when the situation in Montalcino was very different than it is now. At the time there were only 13 wineries in Montalcino, and this makes Caparzo one of the historic Brunello producers. The distinguishing characteristic of Caparzo's Brunello di Montalcino is clearly the origin of its Sangiovese. Indeed, the estate is one of the few in Montalcino that has vineyards in the various geographic areas of the Appellation. What might seem to be just a detail is instead quite positive, because the different locations of Caparzo's vineyards allow the estate to draw the most from the different microclimates and terroirs present in Montalcino. The grapes harvested from the vineyards in the various areas of the appellation are carefully selected to lay the foundations for a complex wine that brings together all of the characteristics that make Brunello one of the world's most sought after wines. The bouquet is penetrating, ample, and very complex with echoes of wild berry fruit, while the palate is warm, firm, and harmonious. Pair with roasts, grilled meats, game, and aged cheeses. (from the vintner)

  • Alcohol Information

    Country
    Italy
    Region/State
    Tuscany
    Type
    Red
    Vintage
    2014
    Alcohol
    13.5%
    Grape
    Sangiovese 100%

Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino

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$44.99/ea
750ml
($59.99/l)