Tenuta Capri Winery, in the Middle of Monferrato Asti, a Unesco World Heritage Location
The Tenuta Capri winery is situated in the middle of Monferrato Asti in Grazzano Badoglio, a UNESCO World Heritage location. The Franco’s started the love and passion for agriculture and develop vineyards, olive trees, and hazelnut. Bernardo started cultivating vineyards in 1900 and began winemaking. His son, Bruno Pierluigi, kept the tradition going and started making his own wines in 1980. The high-quality of their wines are based upon love and respect for the tradition and the rich territory.
Award-winning Wines With Exquisite Taste
The vineyards are present in the region with clayey calcareous soil that has a favorable sunny microclimate. The main black grape type in Piedmont is Barbera, and it is cultivated heavily in Asti and nearby areas. Chardonnay and Grignolino also grow here and are used to make their award-winning red and white wines. The Barbera d’Asti DOCG wines are made from red-berry grapes that grow on clayey soil and sunny regions. The harvest takes place in mid-September when the grapes are fully ripe.
Winery Respected Across Europe
The best grapes are brought to the wine cellar where they are pressed and then fermented in stainless steel tanks. After production, the wines are refined for six months and then aged six more months in the cellar before selling. All the wines are made exclusively from the grapes grown in their vineyards. The winery is respected and popular throughout Europe and won many honors and medals in various wine competitions. The Barbera d’Asti DOCG Capri was evaluated by Mundus Wines with a score of 84 out of 100.