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Arnaldo Caprai Grechetto Colli Martani Grecante 2016

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Aromas of waxy, dried fruit pop from the glass followed by spicy herbal notes of mint and sage all floating above a tense base of peppery white fruit. A touch of trapped CO2 adds a prickle tot eh tongue as this shows off rather restrained flavors of white orchard fruits and lemon curd. There’s a lovely sense of minerality at the core of this wine, and the texture is polished and refined, it just lacks some intensity on the palate. The finish starts off slowly before building to reveal great minerality and a subtle bitter apricot finale. Elegant to be sure but also to restrained. 87pts

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Arnaldo Caprai:
In 1971 Arnaldo Caprai, a successful textile businessman, bought the Val di Maggio estate to fulfil his dream of producing his own wine. He started off with only five hectares. As time went by he believed more and more in the great potential of the local varieties and most of all in Sagrantino. He kept buying land in the surroundings. In 1988 his son Marco Caprai started managing the winery an... Read more
In 1971 Arnaldo Caprai, a successful textile businessman, bought the Val di Maggio estate to fulfil his dream of producing his own wine. He started off with only five hectares. As time went by he believed more and more in the great potential of the local varieties and most of all in Sagrantino. He kept buying land in the surroundings. In 1988 his son Marco Caprai started managing the winery and with his passion and determination gave the necessary impetus to the production of top quality wines. Since 1991 huge investments are driven into the acquisition of new vineyards, scientific research and technological innovation. The winery starts a collaboration with University of Milan and other Instututes of Research in order to improve the results of production. After a few years, new clones of Sagrantino are identified. the experimentation goes on both on the agronomic and enological sector. The 1993 "Riserva" of Sagrantino di Montefalco, created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the company, makes of Marco the acclaimed new star in the Italian wine making panorama. Since 1995 we have been reaping the fruits of a hard work made of investments and research to offer the best of our territory. Our goal today is the same as thirty years ago. Careful and constant work aiming at excellence, research and innovation in the agronomic and enological sector, communication of the culture and identity of our region. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Arnaldo Caprai Grechetto Colli Martani Grecante

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
3.50 5
Vintage: 2012 07/25/2014

Aromas of waxy, dried fruit pop from the glass followed by spicy herbal notes of mint and sage all floating above a tense base of peppery white fruit. A touch of trapped CO2 adds a prickle tot eh tongue as this shows off rather restrained flavors of white orchard fruits and lemon curd. There’s a lovely sense of minerality at the core of this wine, and the texture is polished and refined, it just lacks some intensity on the palate. The finish starts off slowly before building to reveal great minerality and a subtle bitter apricot finale. Elegant to be sure but also to restrained. 87pts


Member Reviews for Arnaldo Caprai Grechetto Colli Martani Grecante

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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
4.40 5
Vintage: 2012 07/25/2014

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: BRUNOHOEPERS
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2011 10/09/2013

Color: Intense yellow straw with green tinges Aroma: Floral notes, intensely fruity and delicate Taste: Soft, well balanced, pleasantly fruity Food Pairing Suggestions: Grecante is an impressive aperitif and a perfect accompaniment to seafood, veal and poultry dishes


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,217
3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 04/29/2011

apples, some melon, a little citrus, similar to a chardonnay


0.00 5
Vintage: 2007 07/22/2008

Nice straw colour with some green hues on the rim. A subtle but pleasant fruity aroma with some floral action in there too, plus a little light herb. Refreshing palate, soft and fruity. A perfect wine for a prawn/tuna salad


Snooth User: drdebs
6497901
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 10/14/2008

Yummy, distinctive wine. Truly golden in color, with aromas of pears, herbs, and honeycomb. Slightly frizzante upon first opening, which dissipates quickly. Flavors run to orchard fruits--pears, a hint of white peach--with a zingy flash of lemon pith at the finish. Nice, nice wine.


Snooth User: rachelxm
20960011
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 07/04/2009

Four glasses


Snooth User: bflorin
8762819
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 09/11/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Arnaldo Caprai Grechetto Colli Martani Grecante

External Review
Vintage: 2009 09/23/2011

it has a fruity aroma with nice delicate floral notes as well. This wine is especially refreshing for the Spring/Summer season. You'll notice the silky smoothness. Crisp and clean at the same time. Baked apple on the finish and nice solid length.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 07/28/2011

Colour: Intense straw yellow with green tinges Aroma: Floral notes, intensely fruity and delicate Taste: Soft, well balanced, pleasantly fruity Serving suggestion: Grecante is an impressive aperitif and a perfect accompaniment to seafood, veal and poultry dishes.


External Review
Vintage: 2006 02/24/2010

Arnaldo Caprai Grecante Grechetto die Colli Martani DOC 2006: Dekantier-Empfehlung (4 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (22 Monate), lagerfähig 10 - 15 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2006Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: UmbrienWeingut: Arnaldo CapraiRebsorte: Restzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein


External Review
Vintage: 2006 03/29/2010

Grecante Grechetto dei Colli Martani DOC 2006 - Arnaldo Caprai: Der Grecante zeigt sich in einem intensiven Strohgelb und offenbart einen feinen Duft nach Blumen. Er schmeckt angenehm fruchtig und ist mit seiner raffinierten Einzigartigkeit und Reinheit ein idealer Begleiter zu Fischspeisen oder hellen Fleischgerichten.    Weingut: Arnaldo CapraiRegion: UmbrienRebsorte: 100% GrechettoAlkoholgehalt: 13 Vol.%Lagerfähigkeit: 3 - 5 Jahre ab JahrgangEmpfohlene Serviertemperatur: 8 - 12°CFassreife: Ausbau in Stahltanks Suche nach Rebsorten > Weiße Rebsorten > Grechetto



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