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  • Country ranking ?

    271
  • Producer ranking ?

    4
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

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The Story

Capannelle Solare is a red wine made from the grape varieties 80% Sangiovese and 20% Malvasia vineyards from Solare-Toscana IGT (Italy). After the manual harvest, winemaking begins in stainless steel tanks 30 Hl, carbonic maceration of 15-20 days. Aged for 24 months in new French oak Allier, Never, Troçais and in bottle for 12 months before marketing. Annual Production Limited. Alcohol: 13.5% vol. Tasting notes: Deep garnet red with liquid, clear, alive. On the nose, persistent, aromatic, with notes of underbrush, musk, vanilla, almond, plum, magnolia flower. The palate is velvety, persistent, fine and spicy, full-bodied, with an acidity "balanced aromas of balsamic vinegar complaints. Carbohydrates, supported by round tannins and alcohol heat, showing great longevity.

 

Grapes: Sangiovese and Malvasia Nera

Vinification: For 15/20 days, with carbonic maceration
Crop yield per hectare: 3.5 tons (1.4 per acre)
Aging in wood: 12/14 months
Wood type: Barriques of Allier, Nevers and Tronçais oak.
Total production: 22000 bottles (750 ml.), half bottles, mags, 3 liters and 6 liters are also available.

Description: An intense ruby red colour, with brilliant garnet hues, Ample and lingering on the nose, aromatic with hints of brushwood, musk, vanilla, almond, plum and magnolia. On the palate it is velvety and full-bodied with well-balanced acidity. Warm with rounded tannins, this wine has a long life ahead of it.

Food pairings: Good quality meats, "baccalà alla livornese" or "baccalà alla vicentina", tasty and aromatic cheeses such as Brie, Pecorino or Parmesan.
Conservation: Keep horizontal, at a constant temperature and humidity (14°/ 16° C 80/90°).
The presence of noble polyphenols guarantees its freshness and longevity.
Serving: Best allowed to breathe a good half hour and enjoyed in large, round glasses.

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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color

Medium, Ruby red and Dark

ending

Long, Smooth and Lingering

flavors

Blackberry, Blueberry, Voluptuous, Floral, Chocolate and Spice

nose

Intense, Complex, Generous and Tempting

recommend

Yes

taste

Average in Acidity, Medium tannin, Perfectly balanced, Youthful, Full-bodied, Round, Full, Toasty and Silky tannins

Verdict

Well-rounded and Impressive

Written Notes

Almost as great wine as 2004 Solare. While Solare 2004 is more classic and elegantly reserved in style this is more opulent. Impressive and charming!
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Origin

Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany
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