Country and Region:
Tenuta di Capraia
Grape Varieties :
Colorino | Sangiovese
The 45 hectare Capraia vineyards in Capraia and Bozzagone with medium soil composed of marl and clay. The vines are 10 to 35 years of age, east to west facing.
The grapes are hand harvested in October. Maceration under controlled temperature (28 Celsius) for 10-12 days. Malolactic fermentation in steel tanks. Oak ageing for at least 15 months in the traditional Chianti barrels, followed by 6 months in steel tanks and at least 1 year in the bottle.
James Suckling, 90 points; Vinous, 90 points; Wine Spectator, 88 points;