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Castelvecchi – ‘Capotondo’ Chianti Classico

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Appellation Chianti Classico

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 88% Sangiovese, 12% Canaiolo

Winemaking Hand Harvested, Macerated 25-30 days then placed in steel tanks for 1 month. Malolactic fermentation in barrel.

Aging Barrel and barrique 10-12 months, 8 in bottle.

Alcohol Content 13.5 %

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Body, acidity and freshness, with aromas of red rose, violet & red fruits prevailing into full bodied palate of blueberry, cherry and plum, slight spice. A wine of great harmony, balanced, character of place.

Overall Balanced & Harmonious

Mouthfeel Full & Fresh with Mature Tannin

Aromas Blueberry, Pomegranate, Cherry, Plum, Allspice

Selling Point Perfect Summation of Radda's High Altitude Chianti Classico

Pairings Roast Pork Loin, Seared Lamb with Mint Sauce

Awards 90 Wine Enthusiast (2017), 0  (2017)

Sustainability Organic In Practice t, Natural Fermentation t

The Story

Capotondo represents the heart of Castelvecchi's high altitude vineyards (450-660ft above sea level), a product of meticulous concentration and a beautiful microclimate in one of the most unique subregions in Chianti Classico. The winery seeks balance above all else in their wine & promises to evolve sublimely over time, expressing a great longevity.

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Brand Story

Castelvecchi Chianti was acquired by the Paladin family in pursuit of noteworthy, superior, and inimitable Chianti Classico. The estate dates back 1000 years rooting it in the history of the area and possessing a distinct terroir that can only be found in the hills of Radda. Here too, Paladin aims at sustainability and groundbreaking innovation.


Brand Story

Castelvecchi Chianti was acquired by the Paladin family in pursuit of noteworthy, superior, and inimitable Chianti Classico. The estate dates back 1000 years rooting it in the history of the area and possessing a distinct terroir that can only be found in the hills of Radda. Here too, Paladin aims at sustainability and groundbreaking innovation.

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