Marco Caprai of Arnaldo Caprai Umbria

Marco Caprai of Arnaldo Caprai in Umbria Talks Sagrantino di Montefalco


Catch Arnaldo Caprai’s Marco Caprai, a leader in the Umbrian Sagrantino di Montefalco revival, discuss the origins of this complex red wine. He reveals the history of wine in Umbria then we taste two wines to best understand the terrior. Tune in and please share this episode with those looking to better understand the inland Italian wine region Umbria. Read Jancis Robinson’s words on Umbria.

The two wines we tasted were:

2015 Arnaldo Caprai Colli Martani Grecante Grechetto DOC

–Three months on the lees, aged in stainless steel, this mineral-driven, medium bodied white is luscious and hefty.

2010 Arnaldo Caprai Collepiano Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG

–Deep rich red in color, this full bodied wine is persistent with red fruits and anise, ginger and coffee and cacao.

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