Capanne Ricci is an estate winery in Località Il Casello in Sant’Angelo in Colle area of south-west Montalcino in Tuscany, Italy. Its main wines are Rosso di Montalcino DOC and Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Owner: Ferruccio Ricci and his sister Ida manage the estate.

Staff: An oenologist from the Matura group handles the winemaking side.

Vineyards: About 12 hectares both on the hill near the medieval village of Sant’Angelo and on slopes down towards the plain of the river Orcia.

Winery : The cellar has been recently restored and equipped with temperature control. Slavonian oak botti.

Red wines

Rosso di Montalcino DOC: Sangiovese at 450 metres. South-facing. Marl. Fermented at 26-28 ºC. | 2012 10,000 bottles. Interesting fruit-driven nose from I would guess aromatic yeast and new oak (Anteprima 2014). | 2013 6,900 bottles. Nice weight, savoury berry skins, crisp and dry with sweet fruit and so a bit Cottarella-like (Anteprima 2015).

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG: Sangiovese at 300 metres. South-facing. Marl. Fermented at 26-28ºC. | 2000 Light clear style with some new wood and whole berries plus what seems like a few young vines, not for the long haul (Anteprima 2005). | 2009 15,000 bottles. 50hl botti and barrels. Light jammy fruit, bit of oak, simple open style (Anteprima 2014). | 2010 15,000 bottles. Light crimson, bit green on nose, simple and savoury palate (Anteprima 2015).

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva2009 1,500 bottles. Simple, savoury and some green tannins (Anteprima 2015).

Sweet wines

Sant’Antimo Vin Santo DOC: From four rows of Trebbiano. | 2001 500 bottles. Sweet, old style, round appetising, good and savoury, decent (Anteprima 2015).

Visits: The tasting room exhibits old wine equipment belonging to the Ricci family.

Contact

Capanne Ricci

Podere Il Casello

Loc. Il Casello, Sant’Angelo in Colle, I-53024 Montalcino (SI = Siena), Italy

Tel+39 0564.902063 or 0577.844095 | www.tenimentiricci.it