Brunello di Montalcino Caprili, Tasting notes:
Soft and less tannic than the Riserva, the Brunello has an intense colour, ample aromas with notes of red berries. On the palate it gives a well-balanced body with well-blended tannins in the structure, which ensures elegance and longevity.
Sangiovese from Montalcino
Tuscany is the home of red wine, particularly sangiovese.
Sangiovese grosso has found in montalcino a special terroir that, combined with the experience of the winegrowers, has created a legendary product famous throughout the world for its qualities.
Caprili estate was founded in 1965 by Alfo Bartolomei and the first bottle of Brunello di Montalcino Caprili is the 1978 vintage, introduced on the market in 1983. The vineyards are raised by spurred cordon, they are at an altitude ranging from 225 to 340 m above sea level. The southwest exposure of the company, which looks towards the sea, enjoys the mitigating action of the winds that avoid stagnant humidity that can cause fungal attacks on the vineyards. Therefore the only interventions are based on contact substances such as copper and sulfur. The vinification follows the natural processes favoring the use of native yeasts, contained in the grapes themselves, this gives the wine its own precise territorial identity, easily recognizable and traceable. But at the same time never homologated in taste and perfumes, rather than following the changeability of the seasonal trend of the vintages, and expressing their particularity. The Caprili company covers an area of 58 hectares, southwest of the territory in the municipality of Montalcino, on the slope of the hill that slopes towards the Orcia and Ombrone rivers. The vineyard area is 15.5 hectares of which 14.5 are grown in Sangiovese Grosso from which Brunello di Montalcino DOCG and Rosso di Montalcino DOC