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Arnaldo Caprai

The winery "Arnaldo Caprai Società Agricola" is located in the municipality of Località Torre di Montefalco (Perugia) in the Italian region Umbria, It was founded in 1971 by Arnaldo Caprai, who still runs the company today. The responsible oenologist is Attilio Pagli. In 2003, a cellar and an enoteca built according to the most modern criteria were put into operation. The vineyards cover 136 hectares. They are planted with the red varieties Sagrantino (leading variety), Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Canaiolo Nero and Pinot Nero, as well as with the white varieties Grechetto di Orvieto, Trebbiano Spoletino, Trebbiano Toscano and Fiano.

The management follows the principle of sustainable Production according to the locally defined criteria of the protocol "Montefalco 2015: the New Green Revolution". In 1988 a project was started with the University of Milan, the potential of the indigenous grape variety Sagrantino to fully exploit. The large product range includes DOC Montefalco and Colli Martani, DOCG Montefalco Sagrantino, as well as various IGT wines. The flagship of the house is the "25 Anni Montefalco Sagrantino" which has been aged in new barriques for 24 months. Other premium wines are the IGT white wine "Cuvée Secrète Umbria Bianco" (6 months in barrique) and "Montefalco Rosso Riserva" (20 months in barrique). 750,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, of which around a third are exported to 40 countries worldwide. The winery is a member of Consorzio Tutela Vini Montefalco, Strada del Sagrantino and Grandi Cru di Montefalco.

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