Sharp, sincere, proverbial
THE ENIGMA RISING FROM THE EARTH
Powerful, mysterious and rich in structure: Capitano is a wine made from a combination of grape varieties, the mystery of which is a jealously guarded family secret. Intense aromas of red fruits and tertiary aromas of pepper and leather pay homage to the tradition of Colli Piacentini, ideal with red meats and savory main courses.
One’s ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
– Arthur Conan Doyle, “A Study in Scarlet”
Capitano’s story is a story of experimentation, of dreams out of the ordinary and of a desire to upset the meaning of tradition. The first bottle appeared in 2003 in a very limited edition. It disappeared from shelves almost immediately, to then reappear on Luretta’s catalog in 2008.
Today there are only three vintages of Capitano: 2008, 2009, and the most recent one, 2016. The rustic and at the same time exclusive style of this wine – with its intense aromas of red fruits, spices and leather, all paying homage to its territory of origin – continues to astonish those who come to visit us in our cellar at Castello di Momeliano.