Snapshot
Vintage: 2013
Bottle sizes: 750 ML, 1.5 L
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Appellation: Brunello Di Montalcino
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Sangiovese
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: Caprili is located near Tavernelle within the Montalcino appellation. The Brunello is sourced from mainly three vineyards - Ceppo Nero, Pino and Quadrucci.
Orientation: 335-340m in elevation.
Soil: The soil is a mix of sand, clay and limestone in varying amounts depending on vineyard location.
Viticulture: Hand-harvested from vines averaging 15 years of age.
Vinification: Spontaneous fermentation with ambient yeast in stainless steel lasting about 25 days. Malolactic fermentation in cement.
Aging: Aged three years in large, neutral Slavonian oak (30, 40 and 60HL casks) followed by one year in the bottle before release.
Production: 42,000 bottles produced plus 204 magnums.
Notes: First vintage of Brunello by Caprili was in 1978. The estate was purchased in 1965.