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Capezzana - Carmignano DOC Barco Reale 2017 Capezzana - Carmignano DOC Barco Reale 2017

Capezzana - Carmignano DOC Barco Reale 2017

The Realm of Tuscan's Reds

Single Bottle:

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Varietal:Red Blend

Varietal Blend:Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13.5%



Tasting Notes

In Carmignano, a Tuscan gem just 30 km from Florence, wine has flowed since Etruscan times. As the region's smallest DOCG since 1988, Capezzana stands out with its organic certification, letting the land speak through natural territorial yeasts. Their Sangiovese blend boasts cherry and plum aromas, kissed by oak. With a rounded palate, its medium body harmoniously blends fruit and tannin.

Technical Info



Organic Certification:BIOAGRICERT - IT-BIO-007/A26D-17018

Country of Origin:Italy

Serving Temperature:16-18°C

Bottle Produced:100000

Drink By:2029

Wine Ageing:The wine is then matured in 24 hl Allier oak barrels for 6-8 months.

Winemaking Style:Traditional

Harvest:Hand-harvested Sangiovese from 14th to 23rd September, Cabernet in the first week of October.

Winemaking:Vinification takes place in steel vats with a 7-day period of alcoholic fermentation, followed by an additional 8 days of maceration with the skins before racking. Throughout this process, the temperatures are maintained at 26°/28°C.

Viticulture:The vineyard faces south to southwest and southeast directions, situated at an altitude between 150 to 200 meters above sea level. The soil composition is of clayey schist.

Food Pairing:Filet mignon with red wine reduction, BBQ pork ribs with smoky barbecue sauce, Osso Buco, Braised Ox Cheeks, Gruyère cheese fondue with bread and vegetables.

Reviews and Accolades



James Suckling

Orange zest, dried cranberries, notes of ash and tar, as well as rosemary all spring from the glass on the nose. There’s impressive polish to the strands of lightly indented tannins which are melded together with bright acidity. Medium-bodied and medium-chewy on the finish.

Taste Profile


Full Body





Tannins (Bitterness)



Since the early 1900s, the Contini Bonacossi family has been the stewards of Capezzana Estate, caring for the bountiful lands and their seasonal fruits. Rooted in a millennia-old tradition of cultivating vines and olive trees, the family's commitment lies in producing wines and oils that lovingly narrate the remarkable territory, preserving it for future generations. In their pursuit of excellence, the Contini Bonacossi family adheres to guiding principles of balance, elegance, and tradition, which serve as the cornerstones of their product philosophy. They take immense pride in crafting organic wines, to respect the natural rhythms of the ecosystem and places a strong emphasis on preserving biodiversity. This dedication to sustainability and environmental stewardship spans generations, with each passing era building upon the family's enduring love and passion for the land, further enriched by an unwavering quest for innovative solutions.

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