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Orders are available for pick-up at Restaurant Nicholas at 160 Route 35 South Red Bank, NJ 07701 during the following times:

Monday: 9:30-3:30; Tuesday – Friday: 9:15am – 9:00pm; Saturday: 11:00am – 9:00pm; Sunday: Closed

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Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino 2022

$22.00

Over the past decade, perhaps no winery has made a bigger move than Caparzo. Caparzo has it all. Ever since the small, picturesque Tuscan winery was acquired in 1997 by Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini, everything started skyrocketing for.

Along with their sibling winery, Altesino (which Angelini purchased a few years later), the wineries consistently light up the scoreboard to the tune of 95 points or higher. In great vintages, they always seem to find themselves on Top 100 end-of-year lists. Their wines are excellent.

Tuscan locals named the area around Caparzo long before the winery existed, likely inspired by Latin caput arsum, a “place touched by sun.” The estate vineyards rise around 720–980 feet above sea level and enjoy a gentle Mediterranean warmth that helps produce dense yet fresh berries.

The high elevation and the different microclimates of the different zones that Caparzo utilizes to make their Rosso di Montalcino gives them a distinct advantage over their fellow neighbors. There’s that, and then there’s the pricing, which couldn’t be any more reasonable given the quality of Sangiovese grown here and the prowess of the winery.

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