Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2015 - Liquors Inc.
Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2015
SKU: 30255

Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2015

  • js95
  • ws93
  • wa93
  • we92
  • v92+

750ml
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Caparzo
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Ruby, tending towards garnet with age. Penetrating, ample, and very complex, with echoes of wild berry fruit. Dry, warm, firm, harmonious, delicate and austere, and persistent. Pair with roasts, grilled and spit-roasted meats, game, braised meats, aged cheeses.
James Suckling
  • js95

Plum and ripe-berry with cedar and fresh-mushroom aromas and flavors. Full body, round and juicy tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Hints of chocolate. Shows intensity and focus. Drink or hold." 10/19

Wine Spectator
  • ws93

An attractive mix of cherry, plum, earth, tar, spice, savory and balsamic flavors are the highlights of this well-balanced red. Licorice and salty elements emerge on the finish. Best from 2022 through 2039. 16,000 cases made, 8,500 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, June 30, 2020
Wine Advocate
  • wa93

Caparzo is one of two properties in Montalcino owned by the beautiful and charming Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini. The other property is Altesino. This wine, the Caparzo 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is a very classic interpretation that delivers the goods without any distracting bells or whistles. The wine opens to red and purple fruit aromas with background tones of dried herb, potting soil, cedar wood and light spice. Fruit comes from a site with heavier clay soils, and you get hints of that extra density and richness here. This vintage offers all you need in a model Brunello from a very beautiful and generous vintage. I always admire the wines of Caparzo for their accessible and immediate drinking style. Some 160,000 bottles were corked in August 2019, and the wine hit the market in January 2020.

Monica Larner, January 31, 2020
Wine Enthusiast
  • we92

Aromas of mature woodland berry, underbrush, leather and camphor mingle together with a whiff of blue flower. The bright, polished palate offers juicy Marasca cherry, cranberry, cocoa and clove alongside taut fine-grained tannins that leave a firm, somewhat chalky finish. Fresh acidity keeps it balanced.

Kerin O'Keefe, July 1, 2020
Vinous
  • v92+

Medium bright red. Red cherry, raspberry, tobacco and pepper on the nose. Supple, juicy and broad, with cool, perfumed flavors of red berries, cherry, licorice and herbs. In a lighter style for a Brunello, but shows good cut without coming off as hard and offers lovely acid-fruit balance.

Ian D'Agata, April 2020