Spinning Beauty Montefalco Sagrantino, DOCG – 2006
SPINNING BEAUTY – as a guiding inspiration – has accompanied a man’s work,
passion and continuous quest for beauty.
Like an invisible thread, it draws together a family’s history, its values, the spirit
of a place and its traditions in an incessant motion towards the future.
SPINNING BEAUTY, so rich in personality and charm was born from the oldest
historical selection of the estate vineyard Monte della Torre and from hundred
percent Sagrantino clone – Cobra.
This wine has been inspired by the world’s greatest and most refi ned classics.
Matured in french oak barrels for nine years.
- Appellation: Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG
- Soil: Limestone, Clay
- Elevation: 1,214 feet
- Density: 7,142 vines/acre
- Training: Spurred cordon
- Aging: 9 years in French oak barriques
- Varietal Composition: 100% Sagrantino
“… a dark, brooding and powerful beast that is ripe with a deep sense of inner angst and determination. It also shows enormous grace and poise … A Riserva category does not exist in the Montefalco Sagrantino appellation, but this wine is conceived and produced as a Riserva nonetheless.” — Monica Larner, The Wine Advocate, March 2016
Spinning Beauty Montefalco Sagrantino, DOCG – 2006 – points – Robertparker.com
"A new wine from Marco Caprai, the 2006 Montefalco Sagrantino Spinning Beauty is a dark, brooding and powerful beast that is ripe with a deep sense of inner angst and determination. It also shows enormous grace and poise. That said, great work has been achieved to pull back and rein in Sagrantino's astringent tannins. The bouquet offers seemingly infinite layers of dark fruit, prune, spice and bitter chocolate..."
Spinning Beauty Montefalco Sagrantino, DOCG – 2006 – 94 points – Wine Spectator Online
“… Dense tannins are tightly knit to an expressive range of black cherry coulis, cured tobacco, cocoa powder, loamy earth and licorice snap flavors. Fresh and focused even with 10 years of age on release, this remains graceful for the fine integration...”