Wine Geografico, "Capofosso" Chianti DOCG, 2018
Reviews of purchase Geografico, "Capofosso" Chianti DOCG, 2018
The color of wine - dark ruby.
The smooth, refined taste of wine is dominated by ripe tannins and fruit nuances that are balanced in a pleasant acidity.
The harmonious aroma of the wine reveals tones of black and red berries, rose petals and violets. Traced light nuances of the earth.
Wine is served with pork, beef, first dishes, pizza and pasta.
"Capofosso" Chianti DOCG - dry red wine created from the berries of Sangiovese and Canaiolo varieties that have been grown in San Gimignano. Wine has a particular smoothness structure expressive tones ripened fruits and tannins in taste. Its flavor - rich, berry and cherry color shimmering shades of ruby. "Kapofosso" Chianti perfectly with fat meat and hearty first courses, it can serve to pasta and pizza.
Cooperative Agricoltori del Chianti Geografico was founded in 1961 by 17 winemakers, who have joined together to improve the quality of its products and strengthening its distribution, as well as to protect the identity of the Chianti Classico wine region. 60s were not just for the winemakers. The merger meant the opportunity to combine their efforts when dealing with quality wines, reducing the cost of production and co-construction of the distribution network. This initially each manufacturer had the possibility to produce wine under its own label. Only with the passage of time, manufacturers moved away from this practice and co-op created their own brands, which has made significant progress.
In recent years, Geographic cooperative has achieved excellent results, becoming one of the fastest growing companies in Italy. At the moment, the number of co-op member manufacturers has exceeded 200 people, in addition, first-class oenologists and technicians working in the company. At present, the company run by Lucas Romeo and Marco Toti.
cooperative ownership situated in the most prestigious area of Tuscany, their area is 571 hectares, of which a large part is classified as DOCG. Chianti Classico is produced from 250 hectares of vineyards in the southern part of the region, at an altitude of between 280 and 600 meters above sea level. The purpose of the cooperative - is the production of wines that fit the traditions of different regions of Tuscany, as well as the use of technical innovations which could contribute to the quality of the wines.
Currently, all the cooperative ownership divided among four farms. Main, Geografico, is located in Gaiole in Chianti, the Castello Tricherki - in Montalcino Borgo Alla Terra - San Gimignano and Le Preselle - in the town of the same name.