Capannelle , wine producers in Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, extends over about 20 hectares (16 of Vineyard) and produces about 80.000 bottles of wine a year. The owner is James B. Sherwood, founder and shareholder of the Orient - Express Hotels LTD., which owns some of the world's most beautiful hotels: Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Hotel Spendido in Portofino, Villa San Michele in Florence, Hotel Caruso in Ravello and many others.
The nose showed intense, dark red fruits, hints of spiced cookie and inner floral notes. On the palate, I found raspberry and spice that started tart but turned juicy as it flowed through to a beautiful fruity finish, laced with floral tones.
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