25 Anni, Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG – 2013
25 Anni is the result of in-depth research and careful clonal selection of Sagrantino’s best grapes. This jubilee wine was produced for the first time in 1993 to celebrate the winery’s 25th anniversary. Since then, 25 Anni has kept its name as well as its unique character, power and elegance.
- Appellation: Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG
- Cultivation: 100% sustainable
- Size: 8 ha
- Soil: Limestone, clay
- Elevation: 370 meters (1,214 feet)
- Density: 7,200 vines/hectare (2,915 vines/acre)
- Training: Spurred cordon
- First Year of Production: 1993
An extremely rainy spring led to mild temperatures in August and September. This created conditions for optimal grape maturation.
- Aging: 24 months in French oak; 8 months in bottle
- Barrel Aging: 24 months
- Bottle Aging: 8 months
Surprising blend of blackberry jam, rose potpourri, nutmeg, pepper, pine resin, mint, clove and cocoa. Soft, fresh and persuasive with complex tannins and an intense, persistent finish.
- Varietal Composition: 100% Sagrantino
- Alcohol: 14.5%
- TA: 4.99 g/L
- p H: 3.65
- RS: < 1 g/L
Arnaldo Caprai Montefalco Sagrantino 25 Anni – 2013 – Wine Enthusiast – 92 Points
Plum, dark berry and baking-spice aromas slowly emerge on this full-bodied red. The taut spicy palate offers sour cherry, dried blackberry, ground clove and licorice set against a backbone of assertive but fine-grained tannins. It's still young and primary.
Arnaldo Caprai Montefalco Sagrantino 25 Anni – 2013 – The Wine Advocate – 94 Points
Marco Caprai strikes again with yet another beautiful vintage of his top-shelf red. The 2013 Montefalco Sagrantino 25 Anni is a darkly saturated and thickly extracted wine with a full and generous style. The wine is redolent of dark fruit, tobacco and smoky barbecue. However, the real protagonist is spice: baking and Christmas spice, to be exact...