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Capitolare

In the 1980s, producers in Tuscany created a new classification for wines to create order in the confusing category Vino da Tavola (table wine). The then chosen name "Predicato" did not prevail and was changed in the early 1990s to "Capitolare". Were affected wines from international (mainly French) grape varieties, which were mostly expanded in oak barrels. The main varieties used included standardized names such as Capitolare di Biturica (Cabernet Sauvignon), Capitolare del Cardisco (Sangiovese), Capitolare del Muschio (Chardonnay) and Capitolare del Selvante (Sauvignon Blanc). With introduction of the new wine category IGT But this classification was almost forgotten. See also below Super-Tuscans,

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