Arnaldo CapraiMontefalco Rosso 2019Product code: 12337
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Arnaldo Caprai's Montefalco Rosso is an Italian wine of exceptional quality from the Umbria region. This rich, full-bodied red blend displays an alluring ruby-red hue. The bouquet carries complex notes of ripe red fruits, spices, and smoke, marrying perfectly with the palate of velvety tannins, balanced acidity and a long-lasting finish. A blend of Sangiovese, Sagrantino, and Merlot grapes, it carries undertones of forest fruits, blackberry and plum, accompanied by hints of liquorice and cocoa. Aged in French oak barrels, it shows an excellent structure that pairs superbly with grilled meats and mature cheeses.
Aroma: Small red woodland fruits, dark flowers and light herbaciousness enriched with a note of pepper. Taste: Dry and fresh with enough softness to counterbalance the tannins.
About the Winery
Established in 1971, Arnaldo Caprai winery stands as a beacon of quality, innovation, and respect for tradition in the heart of Italy’s vibrant winemaking region, Umbria. Nestled within the lush, rolling hills of Montefalco, the winery offers a unique blend of history, culture and nature, creating an idyllic setting, unforgettable for any wine enthusiast.
The Caprai family’s passion for winemaking and a keen appreciation of their regional heritage shapes every aspect of their work. This commitment is reflected in their exceptional production of Sagrantino, a local ancient grape variety. In addition to this distinctive sagrantino, the winery produces delectable blends, elegant whites, and crisp rosés.
Arnaldo Caprai is considered a key player in the rebirth and regeneration of the Sagrantino grape, effectively placing the once near obscure variety on the global wine map. With a creative and pioneering approach, the winery blends traditional wisdom with modern techniques to cultivate their vineyards and refine their wine-processing methods.
Respecting the environment is inherent in Arnaldo Caprai’s philosophy. The winery adeptly uses contemporary science and technology to support sustainable practices, thus preserving the region’s biodiversity. This conscious choice to produce wine sustainably speaks volume towards the Caprai family’s values and determination to preserve the natural legacy of their homeland for future generations.
Boasting a rich portfolio of awards and international recognition, including the Tre Bicchieri, which is one of Italy's highest wine accolades; Arnaldo Caprai continues to delight wine effecionados across the globe. Every bottle they produce tells a story of the land, its history, and the dedication of the families who cultivate it.
In conclusion, Arnaldo Caprai is not just a winery. it’s a testament to one family’s passion for their region, their commitment to the preservation of its unique heritage, and their dedication to producing some of Italy’s most acclaimed wines.