Arnaldo Caprai

Umbria, Italy

Grecante Grechetto, Colli Martani DOC – 2017

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  • Introduction

    • During the renaissance many wines were known as “Greco, Grecante, Grechetto”. Montefalco’s Grecante was one of the most appreciated. Indeed, the head of the Municipality of Montefalco used to send this wine as a precious gift to princes and important clergymen. Arnaldo Caprai’s Grecante keeps this long tradition alive.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Colli Martani DOC
    • Soil: Clay and limestone
    • Elevation: 755 feet
    • Density: 5,500 vines/acre
    • Training: Guyot
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): End of September
  • Vinification

    • Aging: 3 months in steel; minimum 3 months in bottle
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Grechetto
    • Alcohol: 13%
    • TA: 6g/L
    • p H: 3.25
  • Tasting Notes

    • Intense perfumes of exotic fruit and yellow peach, floral notes of freesia and hawthorn, pleasing chalkiness on the finish. Full, fresh taste with a long persistence.



  • Arnaldo Caprai Grechetto Colli Martani Grecante – 2017 – James Suckling – 90 Points

    Attractive fresh-pineapple character, but without pineapple’s strident acidity. The delicate hint of smoke really adds something and the finish is super-harmonious, if a bit short. Drink now.