2015 Brunello di Montalcino Caparzo - 6x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer Caparzo
  • Region Montalcino
  • Grape Sangiovese
  • Drinking 2022 - 2030
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available Now

2015 - Brunello di Montalcino Caparzo - 6x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer Caparzo
  • Region Montalcino
  • Grape Sangiovese
  • Drinking 2022 - 2030
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available Now
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Case price: £232.07 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £180.00 In Bond
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  • Goedhuis, March 2020

    The 2015 delivers powerful aromas of dark cherry, subtle herb and dark chocolate on the nose. On the palate there's a generosity and ripeness from the warmth of the vintage with a touch of smoke. This is all underpinned by a wonderful freshness keeping everything in check. A fabulous Brunello to enjoy over the next 10 years and for the price, it's exceptional value.

  • Wine Advocate, March 2020, Score: 93

    Caparzo is one of two properties in Montalcino owned by the beautiful and charming Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini. The other property is Altesino. The wine opens to red and purple fruit aromas with background tones of dried herb, potting soil, cedar wood and light spice. Fruit comes from a site with heavier clay soils, and you get hints of that extra density and richness here. This vintage offers all you need in a model Brunello from a very beautiful and generous vintage. I always admire the wines of Caparzo for their accessible and immediate drinking style. Monica Larner.

  • James Suckling, March 2020, Score: 95

    Plum and ripe-berry with cedar and fresh-mushroom aromas and flavors. Full body, round and juicy tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Hints of chocolate. Shows intensity and focus. Drink or hold.

Producer

Caparzo

Taken from the Latin ‘Caput Arsum’, meaning ‘a place touched by sun’, the history of Caparzo dates back to the dawning of Brunello di Montalcino at the end of the 1960s, when a group of friends with a fondness for Tuscany purchased an old ruin with vineyards at Montalcino. Having been renovated and modernised, new vineyards were planted and, not long after, Caparzo began to make a name for itself. In 1998, Elisabetta Gnudi ...Read more

Taken from the Latin ‘Caput Arsum’, meaning ‘a place touched by sun’, the history of Caparzo dates back to the dawning of Brunello di Montalcino at the end of the 1960s, when a group of friends with a fondness for Tuscany purchased an old ruin with vineyards at Montalcino. Having been renovated and modernised, new vineyards were planted and, not long after, Caparzo began to make a name for itself. In 1998, Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini purchased Caparzo and, with the help of her children, they have elevated the estate to another level. Combining tradition with innovation, the Angelini family produce high-quality wines year on year, always with an emphasis on selecting the best fruit from the best plots.Read less

Region

Montalcino

Located southwest of Chianti, Montalcino came into its own in the late 1880s when local producer,Biondi-Santi, discovered a Sangiovese clone in his vineyard that was darker in colour than the rest. Its colour, however, was not its only attribute. It produced a wine with notable body, structure and length. He named it ‘brunello' meaning little dark one. This grape's genetic properties along with Montalcino's relatively temperate climate combine to create a wine stylistically different to that of more northerly Chianti. They are usually released approximately 5 years after the vintage following 2 to 4 years ageing in wood. The denomination of Riserva indicates a wine usually produced with more concentrated grapes than the traditional cuvéeand requires a minimum of one additional year of ageing.Today, Montalcino has become one of the most sought after appellations in the Tuscan region.