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Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino 2010 Tuscany;Italy Regular $22.99 Now $16.99

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The 2010 Tuscan vintage has shaped up to be a great vintage, perhaps one of the greatest. It began cooler, reducing flowering yields and ended with a very late, warm harvest.

The Result: The wines possess stunning depth, well-delineated aromatics and massive structure. If to draw comparisons with recent years, the 2010’s have the aromatics of 2004, the fruit density of 2007’s and the structure of 2006’s!

The newest arrival to Grapeswine, Caparzo’s Rosso di Montalcino, is a Toscana that is able to deliver the finest expression of the Sangiovese varietal and the hailed 2010 vintage!

The Caparzo vineyards lie around the small medieval village of Montalcino (pictured), and they often experience one of the warmest and driest climates of all the Italian wine regions. This arid zone typically receives an average annual rainfall of less than 28 inches, far in contrast to neighboring Chianti, whose annual average is 36 inches or more. Inevitably, these local Sangiovese grapes tend to struggle to hold every drop of precious water. The terroir of the Montalcino region has also provided an area where Sangiovese ripens more fully and consistently than anywhere else in Tuscany. These factors combined contribute to the body, color, extract and tannins commonly associated with the region’s prized Brunello di Montalcinos – but at a fraction of the price!

“Rich and full of juicy plum, cherry and sweet berry notes, this red oozes charm without sacrificing varietal character. Harmonious and long. Drink now through 2016. 2,000 cases imported.” – 90 pts. Bruce Sanderson/Wine Spectator (10/15/2010).

“Caparzo delivers a killer Rosso di Montalcino from one of the most anticipated vintages of the past 10 years. It is intense and clean, with polished berry aromas of black cherry and red currant that are backed by savory spice and leather.” — Monica Larner/Wine Enthusiast (12/31/2012).

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