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Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2014 (375mL)  - Invino

Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2014 (375mL)

Sangiovese Blends  |  Italy

WS92, JS91
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Wine Spectator 92 points and a jaw-dropping $19! Do whatever you can to snag some of this while we have it!

Wow! This is the perfect wine to offer on International Women's Day -- the brilliant Brunello made by Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini! Caparzo is a gem in Brunello, one of the first producers to start using small oak barrels and starting the huge wave of quality upswings that began in the 90s. SENSATIONAL price -- free shipping on 6 as always...we will likely sell out, so jump on it ASAP!

About the Producer

The origins of the place named 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 1960s 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, 30 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.

92 Wine Spectator -
Bright, with cherry and raspberry fruit, this Brunello is elegant and charming. Accents of mineral and peppery greens—arugula, mizuna—develop on the lingering aftertaste. Best from 2021 through 2032. 12,500 cases made, 5,000 cases imported.
91 James Suckling -
Aromas of dark fruit, dried leaves and hints of cedar follow through to a medium to full body, a solid core of fruit and chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. A little hollow in the center palate, but delivers high quality for the vintage. Give it a year or two to fill in. Drink in 2020.

  • BlendSangiovese
  • CountryItaly
  • RegionTuscany
  • AppellationBrunello di Montalcino
  • Aging/Cooperageone year in smaller barrels then two years in French and Slovanian 3000 L casks
  • Alcohol13.5%