90 Wine Review Online
"This white combines freshness with an intriguing subtle nuttiness. Good density and vivacity makes it a perfect choice with linguine and clam sauce or other flavor-packed seafood dish."
Training Techniques: Spurred Cordon, Guyot with vine density of 5,000 vines per Ha. Yield per hectare 8-9 tons.
Aging: 3 months in steel and minimum 3 months in the bottle.
Aroma: Intense perfumes of exotic fruit and yellow peach, floral notes of freesia and hawthorn, pleasing chalkiness on the finish.
Taste: Full, fresh with a long persistence.
Serving Suggestions: Great aperitif wine or consumed with seafood, veal or poultry dishes.
Best served around 50 degrees F.
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The family operation began in 1971 when textiles entrepreneur Arnaldo Caprai purchased 12.5 acres in Montefalco. In 1988, ownership passed on to Arnaldo's son, Marco, who began the project to cultivate the promotion of the grape that has been growing in the Montefalco region for more than 400 years: Sagrantino. Today, the winery is the leading producer of top quality Sagrantino di Montefalco, a wine produced exclusively from this native variety. In addition to its commitment to quality, Arnaldo Caprai is recognized for its dedication to environmental, economic and social sustainability, as well as being champions for the wines of Umbria.