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Alcohol content: 14,5°.
A forerunner of high-quality whites in Italy and wine icon of the company, it is the result of a blend single-vineyard wines.It has been produced from the family vineyards for over a century and was launched following an intuition that as a great white it could comete successfully with the finest wines in the world.Today the best known island wine is one of the greatest whites in the world with Capichera placed as an unassailable reference point.Capichera, fron Latin "Caput erat" ("it was the capital"), is the ancient name of the family estate.
First vintage: 1980Varietal: 100% the island´s best known white grape vine
Vineyards: in Arzachena, SardiniaDesignation of origin: IGT Isola dei NuraghiAgeing potential: remarkable
Fermentation: in steel tanks at 16-18°C for 4 weeks
Ageing: 4-6 months in new and semi-new barriques, where malolactic fermentation is completed
Colour: straw yellow with golden tinges
Aroma: opens out rich and complex with notes of field flowers, hawthorn wisteria, rosemary, thyme, lavender, pineapple and flint
Flavour: dry, lively, full-flavoured and enfolding with a fruity and aromatic essence, a long and persistent finish with rich mineral sapidity and elegant fullness