Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco 25 Anni Vintage 2004
The 2004 Sagrantino di Montefalco 25 Anni is remarkable. A dark, brooding beauty, this pure Sagrantino flows from the glass with awesome richness. The wines fruit is still primary and vibrant, while the textural sensations on the palate are totally seductive. The firm Sagrantino tannins are there, but the wine has so much fruit they are barely perceptible. First made to celebrate the propertys 25th anniversary, the 25 Anni is a selection of the best fruit and sees 24 months in small French oak barrels. It represents the very finest in contemporary winemaking. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2024. 94 points from Robert Parker, The Wine AdvocateWinery Notes:Sagrantino di Montefalco 25 Anni is the result of in-depth research and careful clonal selection of the best Sagrantino grapes. This celebration wine was produced for the first time in 1993 to commemorate the winerys 25th birthday. It has since kept this name along with its unique character, power and elegance. Wine Spectator named it Superb Sagrantino.