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Capezzana
The winery "Tenuta di Capezzana" is located in the municipality of Carmignano (province of Prato) in the Italian region Toskana, A lease from 804 testifies that olive trees and vines were grown in Ca...
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
Products & Services:
Website: www.capezzana.it
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
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...
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0.375 L
2011 Vin Santo di Carmignano DOC Riserva
Up to 50.00 €
95 WP - Great
Editor note: Firm, deep nose, prominent tobacco notes, oxidative and smoky, iodine and a touch of dried herbs, so...
0.75 L
2015 Carmignano DOCG Riserva Trefiano
Up to 50.00 €
90 WP - Excellent
Editor note: Firm nose, light meaty and toasted notes, ripe black berries, some preserved cherries, spicy oak and...

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

The total property comprises a total of 650 hectares of land, of which 140 hectares of olive groves and 70 hectares of vineyards. It will be the white wine varieties Trebbiano Toscano (a winery's own clone ) Chardonnay and San Colombano ( Verdea ), as well as the red wines Sangiovese. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Canaiolo Nero. Merlot and Syrah cultivated and processed. The management has been carried out for many years according to the rules of BIOAGRICERT certified Organic farming for wines and olive oils.

The premium wines of the house are the two DOCG red wines Carmignano "Villa di Capezzana" (80% Sangiovese and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged 12 months in the Tonneaufass and 12 months in the bottle) and (80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet and 10% Canaiolo Nero, aged 16 months in the Tonneaufass and over a year in the bottle), as well as the IGT wine "Ghiaie della Furba" (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 10% Syrah, aged one year in , two years in the bottle). Every year around 350,000 bottles of wine are produced. About 55% are exported mainly to England, 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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