The fruit for Caposaldo Chianti comes from the hilly provinces of Arezzo and Siena in the Chianti region of Tuscany, grown in layers of clay, lime and schist. After handpicking, grapes are brought to the winery for a traditional vinification that includes pumping over for greater extraction of flavor, color and tannins. Thirty percent is aged in oak vats prior to bottling.

94 Points
Winemaker Challenge International
94 Points
Critics Challenge Competition
2014 vintage
Tasting Note

Ruby red with a fruity perfume, smooth texture, excellent structure and a long, elegant finish.

Food Pairing

Best with pizza, and pasta with tomato- or meat-based sauces.

Technical Data
Appellation: Chianti
Unique Selling Points
  • A classically produced Chianti
  • 100% handpicked grapes
  • Sangiovese’s acidity makes this the perfect pizza and pasta wine.
  • A classic Italian wine at an accessible price

About the Grape

Sangiovese
Sangiovese has aromas of black cherries with alluring wood, smoke, tar and herbal notes. The best wines made from this grape have incredible complexity, depth, finesse and power.
On-Line Assistant
Ask the Expert
We look forward to hearing from you! Please choose a subject from the options below and let us know your name and email address before adding your message.