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2013 Caprili Brunello Di MontalcinoSangiovese from Italy

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VINEYARD Caprili is located near Tavernelle within the Montalcino appellation. The Brunello is sourced from mainly three vineyards - Ceppo Nero, Pino and Quadrucci. ORIENTATI...

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Wet earth, mushrooms, leaves and dark fruits. Some ash. Full-bodied, layered and juicy. Extremely long and flavorful. Love the intensity and beauty. Drink now or hold.

Product Description:

VINEYARD Caprili is located near Tavernelle within the Montalcino appellation. The Brunello is sourced from mainly three vineyards - Ceppo Nero, Pino and Quadrucci. ORIENTATION 335-340m in elevation. SOIL The soil is a mix of sand, clay and limestone in varying amounts depending on vineyard location. VITICULTURE Hand-harvested from vines averaging 15 years of age. VINIFICATION Spontaneous fermentation with ambient yeast in stainless steel lasting about 25 days. Malolactic fermentation in cement. AGING Aged three years in large, neutral Slavonian oak (30, 40 and 60HL casks) followed by one year in the bottle before release.-- Importer

Product Detail

Item # 105765
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-Region Brunello di Montalcino
Ratings

94 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

Vintage 2013
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Sangiovese
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features Organic
Taste red fruit, strawberry and raspberry
Nose asparagus, green pepper and red fruit