Capanna

About

The Capanna Farm, owned by the Cencioni family since 1957, is situated in the Montosoli area, north of Montalcino. It was founded by Giuseppe Cencioni and, is currently helmed by his sons Benito and Franco. Giuseppe was one of the 25 founders of the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino. In 1975 they began exporting Brunello di Montalcino DOC – Capanna 1970. The Capanna farm is still family run from both a farming and winemaking viewpoint, although it also avails of the collaboration of the Oenologist Paolo Vagaggini.

SanGioBi

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
White Sangiovese! Since the must is separated from the skins after just a few hours, this 100% red Sangiovese is a light colored white wine. Fermented in stainless and then aged for a few months in oak. Fresh pear, spice, acidity.
Scores
TBA

Rosina

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
Sangiovese planted in marine rich Albarese and Galestro soils. Cool nights allow for perfect acid development. Wholly stainless steel. Strawberries, white flowers, crispy.
Scores
TBA

Rosso del Cerro

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
25 year Sangiovese from clay and limestone soils. This bright wine is fermented in stainless steel and then transferred to Slavonian oak barrels for 3 - 4 months. Red and blue fruit, clean, fresh.
Scores
TBA

Sant’Antimo

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
A Merlot and Sangiovese blend from the DOC of Sant'Antimo. Fermented in stainless steel to preserve the soft fruit and then finished in Slavonian oak for 6 or 8 months. Red fruit, licorice, supple.
Scores
TBA

Rosso di Montalcino

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
Clay, limestone and marine rich soils help make a complex and elegant Rosso di Montalcino. A true baby Brunello - same soils and treated the same way as their Brunello di Montalcino. Raspberry, violets, minerality.
Scores
2018 Vinous 93 - April 2020

Brunello di Montalcino

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
The oldest Sangiovese on the Estate. Slavonian oak fermented and then aged for 42 months in the same vessels, followed by six months of bottle aging before release. Geranium, cherries, classic.
Scores
2017 James Suckling 93 - February 2022

2016 Vinous 94 - November 2020

2016 James Suckling 95 - November 2020

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
100% Sangiovese that is carefully selected from Capanna’s oldest vineyards, in only the best harvests. Slavonian oak fermented and then aged for over 40 months in the same vessels, followed by 15 months of bottle aging before release. Spices, jam, liquorice, with an extremely persistent finish.
Scores
2016 Decanter 94

2015 Wine Advocate 95

2015 James Suckling 97

Moscadello di Montalcino

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
Native clones of 100% Moscato Bianco. 10% alcohol and perfectly balanced. Wholly stainless steel. Yellow flowers, golden fruit, acidity.
Scores
TBA

Nicco Brunello di Montalcino

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
Old Sangiovese vines from the North hillside of Montalcino. Hand harvested and aged in old, large Salvonian oak barrels for 38 months. Citrus, fresh Mediterranean herbs and vibrant fruity notes. Earthy and wild touches.
Scores
2016 James Suckling 97 - February 2022

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Tuscany

Harvest & Vintage Notes
From olive groves on Capanna's estate produced extremely low in acidity, enhancing aromas and flavor. Decidedly fruity with hints of artichoke and almond. Moderately spicy with hints of rennet apple and a slight bit of bitterness.
Scores
TBA