Caprili Brunello di Montalcino 1995

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 39955
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Caprili's Brunello is deep ruby red edging to garnet as it ages. The aroma is broad and fruity with a slight hint of pine resin early on, then evolving to cedar, tobacco and tar as it begins to hit its stride with some bottle age. The flavor is intensely warm with a mouth-filling silkiness of opulent fruit and undertones of strong terroir (flavor of the site). This Brunello will complement all sorts of grilled meats, hearty stews, particularly those which are game based and laced with wild mushrooms.

Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Sangiovese

Sangiovese (SAHN-gee-oh-VAY-zee) Blood of Jove (literally translated) The principal grape of Chianti - in fact, the principle grape of all of Tuscany - has had its ups and downs. For a stint in the 70s and 80s, wines labeled Chianti contained cheap red wine packaged in a straw casked bottle, most popular for the candle holder it would become. But no more. Sangiovese re...

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