2007 Arnaldo Caprai "Collepiano" Sagrantino di Montefalco
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2007 Sagrantino di Montefalco Collepiano is superb. A beautifully open, expressive core of fruit dazzles from start to finish, while silky tannins show an elegant, rare side of Sagrantino. Sweet varietal notes wrap around the poised, centered finish. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2027. Marco Caprai continues to set the standard for contemporary wines in Montefalco. (AG)
** Cellar Selection ** The 2007 vintage was beautiful in Umbria, and this proves to be a stand out wine with enormous power, personality and depth. It delivers gorgeous intensity with pulses of black cherry, chocolate fudge, spice, leather and pipe tobacco. The finish is soft and rich.
Lots of blueberry and licorice character. Full body and chewy tannins that are round textured. Lots of new wood that needs to be melted into the wine with time. Blockbuster style. Try in 2016.
A ripe, fleshy version, with a rustic undertone of charred herb, maduro tobacco and cured olive. The rich plum and fig sauce fruit character leads to a dark, grippy finish. Drink now through 2018.