Arnaldo Caprai

Umbria, Italy

Montefalco Rosso DOC – 2014

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  • Introduction

    • Montefalco Rosso embodies a great bond between the wine and the area of Montefalco. It is produced from Sangiovese, Sagrantino and Merlot, which epitomizes the character and identity championed by the Arnaldo Caprai winery.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Montefalco DOC
    • Soil: Limstone, clay
    • Elevation: 650-985 feet
    • Density: 2,025-2,430 vines/acre
    • Training: Spurred cordon
  • Vinification

    • Barrel Aging: 12 months in 70% Slavonian oak barrels, 30% French oak barriques
    • Bottle Aging: Minimum 4 months
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino, 15% Merlot
      First Vintage Produced: 1971
      Aging Potential: 6-8 years

  • Tasting Notes

    • This red wine, best served at a temperature between 64-65°F, can be enjoyed by itself or with food, such as red and white meats, charcuterie, or aged cheeses. – See more at:

      Sensationally intense, with notes of ripe red fruit. Full bodied, rich, dry with a long fi nish and delicate hints of vanilla



  • Montefalco Rosso – 2014 – 92 points – James Suckling

    “Aromas of dried flowers, light raspberries and hot stones. Medium body, fine tannins and a fresh and clean finish. Pretty citrus undertones.”