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Rosso di Caparsa Sangiovese 2017

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One Line Description Rosso di Caparsa, organic, Sangiovese, floral, medium bodied, traditional style of Tuscan red with a little white grape in the blend
Production Method Natural, Organic
Country Italy Italian
Region Tuscany, Italy
Producer Tenuta Caparsa
Vintage 2017
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grape Blend Sangiovese, Trebbiano, Malvasia
Alcohol 13% abv
Terroir Gallestro and albarese soil
Maturation Stainless steel tanks
Annual Production 5 - 10,000 bottles
Production Detail Organic, natural yeasts
Natural Features Vegan, Unfined, Unfiltered
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Rosso di Caparsa, organic, Sangiovese, floral, medium bodied, traditional. Rosso di Caparsa is an Organic wine made mostly from Sangiovese from the heart of Tuscany. All the characteristics of traditional Chianti, yet fresh, not too heavy and floral due to blending with Trebbiano and Malvasia, resulting in a very approachable Tuscan wine drinking beautifully young compared with its big brothers. The Certified organic grapes come from the hilly town of Radda, fermentation is natural and takes place in stainless steel.

Paulo Cianferoni's vineyards are in the very heart of Chianti, and grow mostly Sangiovese. Sixty percent of the estate is still forested to maintain biodiversity, believing that herbicides "simplify a vineyard", and that exciting wines can only be made with respect for nature. He believes the 46-year-old vines produce wines that are rustic at first, yet are innately very age-worthy. The vines grow in gallestro and alberese soils, working hard to reach the water deep under the surface. This adheres to the old principle which applies to humans as much as vines, that when you're bored and have everything you need on a plate, boredom sets in and you wither and die. These wines represent authentic Tuscany - wines with character and fantastic ability to age. A must for lovers of Sangiovese or classic Italian wines.

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