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188 Ratings
Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino

Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Wine Description

The first vintage of Brunello di Montalcino Caparzo is dated 1970, years in which the situation the name was totally different from today. At the time, in fact the cellars existing in Montalcino were only 13, and this figure ranks Caparzo between companies historical in the production of Brunello. The peculiarity of the Brunello di Montalcino is Caparzo certainly the origin of Sangiovese. The company, in fact, is one of the few wineries in Montalcino which has the property of vineyards in the various geographical areas of the territory of production. What may seem a simple detail really proves a major plus, since thanks to the different positions of Caparzo vineyards can exploit the most of the different microclimates and terroir present in Montalcino. The grapes harvested in vineyards territorially distributed are carefully selected in order to set the scene for a complex wine that assommi itself all the features that make it one of the Brunello most appreciated wines in the world.

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    Bright and flavorful - first bottle I tried was bad though (dead in the bottle, abut musty)

    over 2 years
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    marc

    Fruity Light body Excellent

    over 3 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2007 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/07/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (2007 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/27/2013
  • Decanter
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Slightly dumb nose, but with blackberry and oak aromas. Blackberry confirmed on the palate, with a hint of oak and medium concentration.