Capoverso - Cartiglio 2004 Ml. 750

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Category
Red Wine/Wine/Red

Size
Ml. 750

Body
Medium

Ageing
To 12 months

Availability
12

Awards

Ideal with

Earthfood Starters  Pasta Meat  Meat Red  Meat White  Semi-cured cheeses

Winery




Capoverso was started in 2000 by Adriana Avignonesi della Lucilla who decided to use her former experience to create a new company able to represent her own wine philosophy.
The name chosen for the company means indent, a way of underlining a new beginning.
Capoverso's vineyards lie between Cortona and Montepulciano, on the hills that face both little towns. The vineyards cover about 11.6 ha., the density of plants varies from 6000 plants per ha in the more recent ones to 4000 plants per ha in the historical vineyard that comprises also some plants carrying white grapes.
We grow Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot, Cabernet and Syrah. According to the structure of the terrain, with slopes going down that are never too steep,we use spur cordon training.
The deeper layers of the terrain contain a relevant amount of clay, very usefull during hot summers beacause of its capacity to release humidity slowly, a factor that is essential for perfect ripening of the grapes.The terrain is mostly tuffaceous with a good percentage of clay. The wines are elegant and with structure. Harvest is manual with a careful selection of the grapes before taking them to the winecellar.
The highest hill facing south has prooved to be the best for growing classical Tuscan varieties as Sangiovese and Canaiolo.
The other vineyards, facing West, are more suitable for growing renown grape varieties as Merlot, Syrah and a small part of Cabernet Sauvignon.
The remaining land is in part used for dirt roads and the rest is cultivated with typical local crops. A part is dedicated to the project of a winecellar.

THE ViNEYARDS

Capoverso's vineyards lie between Cortona and Montepulciano, on the hills that face both little towns. The vineyards cover about 11.6 ha., the density of plants varies from 6000 plants per ha in the more recent ones to 4000 plants per ha in the historical vineyard that comprises also some plants carrying white grapes.
We grow Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot, Cabernet and Syrah. According to the structure of the terrain, with slopes going down that are never too steep,we use spur cordon training.
The deeper layers of the terrain contain a relevant amount of clay, very usefull during hot summers beacause of its capacity to release humidity slowly, a factor that is essential for perfect ripening of the grapes.The terrain is mostly tuffaceous with a good percentage of clay. The wines are elegant and with structure. Harvest is manual with a careful selection of the grapes before taking them to the winecellar.
The highest hill facing south has prooved to be the best for growing classical Tuscan varieties as Sangiovese and Canaiolo.
The other vineyards, facing West, are more suitable for growing renown grape varieties as Merlot, Syrah and a small part of Cabernet Sauvignon.
The remaining land is in part used for dirt roads and the rest is cultivated with typical local crops. A part is dedicated to the project of a winecellar.

More Information
Manufacturer Capoverso
Year 2004
Size Ml. 750
Gradation 14%
Body Medium
Ageing and Fining 6/8 months in tonneaux, short period in stainless steel vats and after in bottle.
Ageing To 12 months
Color Deep ruby red, with bright reflections
Aroma Wide, elegant and intense, very persistent.
Aroma balsamic, Floral, Fruity, Spicy
Taste Dry, warm, well-balanced body of great elegance with smooth and velvety tannins.
Serving temperature 16°-18° C.
Blend description Merlot 100%
Contains sulfites Yes
Zona Toscana
Matching Starters, Ham , Pasta, Roast, Braised meat, Red meat, White meat, Semi-cured cheeses
Ideal with Earthfood Starters, Pasta Meat, Meat Red, Meat White, Semi-cured cheeses
Classification Toscana IGT
Organic No
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