+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Arnaldo-Caprai Sagrantino Sagrantino di Montefalco 25 Anni 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

Wine Advocate (96) Points. The 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is a deep sensual wine imbued with generous layers of ripe dark fruit that emerge from its medium to full-bodied frame. This gorgeous, expressive Brunello turns richer and weightie

Vintages


+ Vintage
Winery: Arnaldo Caprai
Color: Red
Varietal: Sagrantino
  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
0 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
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

External Reviews for Arnaldo-Caprai Sagrantino Sagrantino di Montefalco 25 Anni

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 1997 06/20/2014

Superb Sagrantino. Wonderful chocolate spice and currant aromas follow through to a full-bodied palate with velvety tannins and a long rich finish. Best after 2003. 2 500 cases made. -JS Wine Spectator.



Wine Advocate (96) Points. The 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is a deep sensual wine imbued with generous layers of ripe dark fruit that emerge from its medium to full-bodied frame. This gorgeous, expressive Brunello turns richer and weightie

Photos

+ Add Image

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals






Snooth Media Network