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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CAPARZO
Unable to get a bottle for assessment from the agent. A SECOND REPEAT of the 2013 (***) was released on November 23, 2019 at $79.95. Here is my previous note: Very deep purple colour with an ambering edge. Intense, complex, slightly spicy, sandalwood-driven, dried ripe plum-cherry nose. Dry, full bodied, dense, well structured, intense,spicy, complex, intense, ripe, slightly maturing, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, sandalwood-tinged, fairly high acid finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L1725601 on the back label. CSPC 20750
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Cas Win
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Rating ***(93 points)
Maturing, Complex, Spicy, Ripe
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: The single-vineyard 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna la Casa is immediately distinguished by aromas of smoke, flint and dark fruit. This wine offers more depth and complexity compared to Caparzo's base Brunello from this same excellent vintage. Unlike the base Brunello, however, this wine will definitely require more time to open and flesh out as it continues its bottle evolution. The fruit is a little less accessible at this young stage in the wine's lifespan. It shows lots of energy and tightness at its core that should soften and blossom over the next 5 years. It should be worth the wait. Drink date: 2022-2035. Score - 94 (Monica Larner, robertparker.com, Feb. 28, 2018) Price $ 79.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 23, 2021
Cases bought 179 (6 bottles per case)

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