Carpineto Dogajolo Rosso 2012

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Color: deep garnet with violet reflections. Bouquet: very fruity and intense, with hints of cherry, coffee, vanilla and spice. Flavor: full, soft on the palate, complex, well developed. Gastronomy: given its fruitiness, Dogajolo can be paired with first courses and white meats, but shows at its best with full-flavored dishes such as roasts, grilled meats, cold cuts and Tuscan regional specialties.

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External Reviews for Carpineto Dogajolo Rosso

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
05/21/2014

The nose is fruity with hints of cherry, coffee, vanilla and spice. It is full and soft on the palate with complex and well-developed flavors and tannins.


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
07/22/2013

MAGNUMS 6 x 1500ml BOTTLES Carpineto was founded in 1967 by Antonio Zaccheo and Giovanni Sacchet and farms 424 hectares of land spread over four estates among Tuscany’s most prestigious appellations. The original aim of the producers - to produce modern, world-class red wine from the Chianti Classico appellation (a radical departure when most Chianti was still produced in the traditional wine-making style) - has been admirably fulfilled. Pioneers of internationalism of Tuscany, the Dogajolo is a great example of this ethos of action. Carpineto has been named IWSC Italian Wine Producer Of The Year in 2003 and was the first ever Italian winery ever to win the IWSC International Winemaker Of The Year Trophy in 1994. Antonio Zaccheo is now aided by his son Antonio and daughter Francesca, who both previously worked in the wine trade in the USA. Giovanni Sacchet’s daughter, Caterina, has recently joined the Carpineto winemaking team after finishing her viticulture and oenology degree. Grapes : Sangiovese 70%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Region : Italy / Tuscany / Toscana IGP Maker : Giovanni Carlo Sacchet Notes : Fruity, full and soft with notes of cherry, vanilla and spice on the nose. The flavour is full, soft on the palate, complex and well developed. Quite delicious. Serve : At 16-18C with roast and grilled meats, and full flavoured pasta dishes. ABV : 13%


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
07/22/2013

JEROBOAM 1 x 3000ml BOTTLE Carpineto was founded in 1967 by Antonio Zaccheo and Giovanni Sacchet and farms 424 hectares of land spread over four estates among Tuscany’s most prestigious appellations. The original aim of the producers - to produce modern, world-class red wine from the Chianti Classico appellation (a radical departure when most Chianti was still produced in the traditional wine-making style) - has been admirably fulfilled. Pioneers of internationalism of Tuscany, the Dogajolo is a great example of this ethos of action. Carpineto has been named IWSC Italian Wine Producer Of The Year in 2003 and was the first ever Italian winery ever to win the IWSC International Winemaker Of The Year Trophy in 1994. Antonio Zaccheo is now aided by his son Antonio and daughter Francesca, who both previously worked in the wine trade in the USA. Giovanni Sacchet’s daughter, Caterina, has recently joined the Carpineto winemaking team after finishing her viticulture and oenology degree. Grapes : Sangiovese 70%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Region : Italy / Tuscany / Toscana IGP Maker : Giovanni Carlo Sacchet Notes : Fruity, full and soft with notes of cherry, vanilla and spice on the nose. The flavour is full, soft on the palate, complex and well developed. Quite delicious. Serve : At 16-18C with roast and grilled meats, and full flavoured pasta dishes. ABV : 13%


External Review
07/07/2014

Fruity and intense flavors, with hints of berries, coffee, vanilla, and spice are matched with a supple tannin structure and a long finish.


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
11/20/2013

STANDARD 6 x 750ml BOTTLES Carpineto was founded in 1967 by Antonio Zaccheo and Giovanni Sacchet and farms 424 hectares of land spread over four estates among Tuscany’s most prestigious appellations. The original aim of the producers - to produce modern, world-class red wine from the Chianti Classico appellation (a radical departure when most Chianti was still produced in the traditional wine-making style) - has been admirably fulfilled. Pioneers of internationalism of Tuscany, the Dogajolo is a great example of this ethos of action. Carpineto has been named IWSC Italian Wine Producer Of The Year in 2003 and was the first ever Italian winery ever to win the IWSC International Winemaker Of The Year Trophy in 1994. Antonio Zaccheo is now aided by his son Antonio and daughter Francesca, who both previously worked in the wine trade in the USA. Giovanni Sacchet’s daughter, Caterina, has recently joined the Carpineto winemaking team after finishing her viticulture and oenology degree. Grapes : Sangiovese 70%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Region : Italy / Tuscany / Toscana IGP Maker : Giovanni Carlo Sacchet Notes : Fruity, full and soft with notes of cherry, vanilla and spice on the nose. The flavour is full, soft on the palate, complex and well developed. Quite delicious. Serve : At 16-18C with roast and grilled meats, and full flavoured pasta dishes. ABV : 13%


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
03/23/2010

Carpineto was founded in 1967 by Antonio Zaccheo and Giovanni Sacchet and farms 424hectares of land spread over four estates among Tuscany's most prestigious appellations. The wines include: Dogajolo, Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile, Farnito and the Appodiati Single Vineyard Collection, complemented by single grove olive oils. Carpineto has been named IWSC Italian Wine Producer Of The Year in 2003 and was the first ever Italian winery ever to win the IWSC International Winemaker Of The Year Trophy in 1994. Antonio Zaccheo is now aided by his son Antonio and daughter, Francesca who both previously worked in the wine trade in the USA. Giovanni Sacchet's daughter, Caterina, is studying to become a wine maker. The Carpineto wine making style produces wines that are full-bodied, complex and fruity in character, with a round, supple tannin structure and a long, persistent finish. Their DOGAJOLO, which is a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet, vinified in small...



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Color: deep garnet with violet reflections. Bouquet: very fruity and intense, with hints of cherry, coffee, vanilla and spice. Flavor: full, soft on the palate, complex, well developed. Gastronomy: given its fruitiness, Dogajolo can be paired with first courses and white meats, but shows at its best with full-flavored dishes such as roasts, grilled meats, cold cuts and Tuscan regional specialties.

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