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Capitolare

In the 1980s, producers in Tuscany created a new classification (German chapter) for wines in order to create order in the confusing category Vino da Tavola (table wine). However, the term "Predicato" that was chosen at that time did not prevail and was changed to "Capitolare" in the early 1990s. Wines from international (mainly French) grape varieties were affected, most of which were aged in barriques. According to the type of lead cancer used, there were standardized names such as Capitolare di Biturica (Cabernet Sauvignon), Capitolare del Cardisco (Sangiovese), Capitolare del Muschio (Chardonnay) and Capitolare del Selvante (Sauvignon Blanc). With the introduction of the new wine category IGT this classification was almost forgotten. See also under Super-Tuscans,

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