Arnaldo Caprai

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.

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Arnaldo Caprai Grecante Grechetto 2016
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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."  100% Grechetto  Training Techniques: Spurred Cordon, Guyot with vine density of 5,000
Item Number: 25669
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Arnaldo Caprai 'Montefalco' Rosso 2014
Wine Review Online 90 "...Arnaldo-Caprai has fashioned a quite engaging example by blending a bit of Sagrantino (15%) with an equal amount of Merlot and then filling out the wine with Sangiovese (70%). Sangiovese imparts a lip-smacking cherry-like fruitiness, while the Merlot adds fleshiness and
Item Number: 24646
Bottle:$16.95
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Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino Montefalco 2012
" Blackberry, clove, vanilla and herbal notes. Extraordinary, intense and complex.  A vintage of low productivity which translates into an extraordinary quality of wines. August and September are warm and dry with diff used rainfall and balanced ripening. Wines of great complexity and aromatic

Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino Montefalco 2011
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93  "There‚Äôs good cut to this structured red, with pure notes of raspberry coulis and dried cherry wrapped around burly tannins. Accents of licorice, mocha and tar ring out on the lasting, grippy finish. Decant this well in advance or hold in the cellar." Alison Napjus, January 18,

Arnaldo Caprai Grecante Grechetto 2015
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 88 "Thai basil and spice notes lace the creamy mix of Asian pear, white peach, stone and lemon zest in this well-knit white. Light- to medium-bodied and fresh, with a lingering, savory finish. Drink now through 2020. 10,800 cases made."   100% Grechetto  

Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino Montefalco 2009
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Fig cake and sun-dried black cherry notes are rich and ripe in this expressive red, married to fine-grained tannins and savory accents of black olive, cured tobacco, leather and spice, lingering on the chewy finish. Best from 2018 through 2026. 11,000 cases made." -AN .May/2016

Arnaldo Caprai 'Montefalco' Rosso 2013
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "This is a terrific wine at an attractive price point. The 2013 Montefalco Rosso opens to rich concentration and a dark garnet color. The aromas are well defined and respectful to what an Umbrian red wine aspires to be. You get dark cherry and a touch of dried fruit in the form of

Arnaldo Caprai 'Montefalco' Rosso 2012
" Rich, brilliant ruby red. The aroma is sensationally intense, with notes of ripe red fruit and delicate hints of vanilla. Full bodied, rich, dry with a long finish. Sangiovese 70%, Sagrantino 15%, Merlot 15% " ~ Winery notes

Arnaldo Caprai 'Montefalco' Rosso 2010
" Rich, brilliant ruby red. The aroma is sensationally intense, with notes of ripe red fruit and delicate hints of vanilla. Full bodied, rich, dry with a long finish. Sangiovese 70%, Sagrantino 15%, Merlot 15% " ~ Winery notes

Arnaldo Caprai 'Montefalco' Rosso 2009
91  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 91 " Layers of herbs and plummy fruit leather turn to layers of crushed rock as tannic intensity takes over this wine. A young, mineral tough, this is structured to age or to serve with braised beef cheese."  Wine Advocate 90 "Silky tannins frame a core of expressive red fruit in

Arnaldo Caprai 'Montefalco' Rosso 2007
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "The 2007 Montefalco Rosso is simply beautiful in this vintage. Silky, ripe tannins frame an expressive core of red berries, flowers and tobacco. The wine reveals gorgeous length and a refined, understated finish. Readers who enjoy more tertiary nuance may want to cellar this for a