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  • Wine Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2015

Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2015

$55.00
Excl. tax

Ruby, tending towards garnet with age.
Penetrating, ample, and very complex, with echoes of wild berry fruit.
Dry, warm, firm, harmonious, delicate and austere, and persistent.
95 Points James Suckling

The origins of the place name Caparzo are still unknown. According to some people, the name is derived, as shown by ancient maps, from Ca’ Pazzo; according to others, the term should derive from the Latin Caput Arsum, indicating a “place touched by sun”. The history of Caparzo dates back to the end of the sixties at the dawning of Brunello di Montalcino, when a group of friends, fond of Tuscany and of wine, purchased an old ruin with vineyards at Montalcino. The farm estate was renovated, modernized, and new vineyards were planted. In a short time, Caparzo made itself known in the Brunello market. In 1998, thirty years after the first rows of vines were planted, the farm estate came to a turning point when Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini purchased Caparzo. With the help of her son, Igino, and daughter, Alessandra, she immediately carried out her objective: combining tradition with innovation to create a high-quality wine that is the expression of an excellent territory.