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The Tenuta di Capezzana estate is located in the municipality of Carmignano (province of Prato) in the Italian region Toskana, A lease from 804 attests that 1200 years ago olive trees and vines were...
Name: Capezzana
Foundation year: 1925
Address: Address 59015 Carmignano, Italy
Growing area: Tuscany
Vineyard: 70 ha
Owner: Contini Bonacossi Family
Manager: Filippo + Benedetta Contini Bonassi
Managing Director: Giovanni Contini Bonacossi, Vertriebsleiterin: Beatrice Contini Bonacossi
Wine Maker: Benedetta Contini Bonassi
Oenologist: Franco Bernabei
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Associations: Consorzio del Carmignano & Donne del Vino & Movimento Turismo del Vino
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Producer of premium wines, which regularly include even in international comparison among the best of its kind. Mediocre wines are rare, real weaknesses there is hardly ever. Arise even in difficult years here regularly superior qualities.
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0.75 L
2015 Toscana IGT "Ugo Contini Bonacossi"
53.00 €
90 WP - Excellent
Translate to English Editor note: Entwickelte, erdige, jodige und animalische Nase nach überwiegend schwarzen Beeren und etwas Teer mi...
0.75 L
2018 Toscana IGT Trebbiano
Up to 25.00 €
86 WP - Very good
Editor note: Fairly tart nose, light vegetal, herbaceous and floral notes, citrus and pomaceous fruit aromas, hin...
0.75 L
2016 Toscana IGT "Ghiaie della Furba"
Up to 50.00 €
93 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm nose, light spicy and ethereal herbaceous notes, ripe black berries and a few cherries, peppery...
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0.75 L
2016 Carmignano DOCG "Villa di Capezzana"
Up to 25.00 €
91 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm nose, hint of tobacco, dried herbs, blackcurrants and a few red berries, light touch of dried m...
0.75 L
2009 Carmignano DOCG "Villa di Capezzana 10 Anni"
Up to 35.00 €
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm nose, light spicy oak, hint of tobacco, ripe black and red berries, hint of tar, peppery traces...
0.75 L
2017 Barco Reale di Carmignano DOC
Up to 15.00 €
87 WP - Very good
Editor note: Tart nose, light earthy notes, hint of tobacco, black and red berries, cedary notes, light meaty not...

The Tenuta di Capezzana estate is located in the municipality of Carmignano (province of Prato) in the Italian region Tuscany, A lease from 804 attests that 1200 years ago olive trees and vines were grown in Capezzana. The winery has a long and varied history with many owners. These included the ones with the Medici related family Cantucci, Marchesi Bourbon del Monte, Adimari Morelli, Franchetti Rothschild and finally since 1920 the Contini Bonacossi family. The oldest part of the building dates from the 15th century, the villa and the wine cellar from the 16th century. Beatrice Contini Bonacossi is the sales manager oenologist Franco Barnabei and as Winemaker Benedetta Contini Bonacossi.

The entire estate comprises a total of 650 hectares of land, including 140 hectares of olive groves and 70 hectares of vineyards. It will be the white varieties Trebbiano Toscano (an estate owned clone ) Chardonnay and San Colombano ( Verdea ), as well as the red wine varieties Sangiovese. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Canaiolo Nero. Merlot and Syrah cultivated and processed. Management has been carried out for many years according to the rules certified by BIOAGRICERT Organic cultivation for wines and olive oils.

The house’s premium wines are the two DOCG red wines Carmignano "Villa di Capezzana" (80% Sangiovese and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon; aged 12 months in Tonneaufass and 12 months in the bottle) and (80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet and 10% Canaiolo Nero; aged 16 months in a barrel and over a year in a bottle), as well as the IGT wine "Ghiaie della Furba" (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 10% Syrah; expanded one year in , two years in the bottle). Around 350,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. Around 55% are exported primarily to England, the USA, Germany and Canada. The winery is a member of the associations Donne del vino, Strada del vino and Movimento turismo del vino.

Awards of wine competitions

Year Name Wine Award
2016 Emozioni dal Mondo Ghiaie della Furba, 2012, IGT Rosso di Toscana Gold
Capezzana Region: Italy Tuscany
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