Created in 1964 by Count Piero Loredan as a Special Reserve for official events hosted in Venice, it soon came to be prized and recognized all over the word. It is the result of old and unique clones and severe selection of the grapes grown in the oldest vineyard of the estate: “The 100 plants”(1946). This wine is for sure one of the most original e legendary Italian red wines, never flattened on the trivial frame fruit-oak.
Capo di Stato is complex with its juicy deep-ruby color. The nose has intense aromas of deeply ripe fruits (such as blackberry and black currant, toasted hazelnuts and dried petals of roses) all blended together with very particular hints of dewy musk and tempting sweet spices.
PRODUCER: Conte Loredan Gasparini.
GRAPE: Cabernet Sauvignon 70% Cabernet Franc 10% Merlot 10% Malbec 10%
PRODUCTION AREA: part of the grapes come from the historical “100 plants” vineyards (1946 year vineyard) and part from Falconera vineyard, both located in Venegazzù.
AGEING: 48 months in French and Slavonian oak barrels.
ALCOHOLIC CONTENT: 13,90 % vol.
COLOUR: warm, ruby red.
TASTE: full-bodied and well-structure, persuasive and inifinite.
AROMA: intense and rich of forest fruit and species aromas.
This legendary and weel-structured wine pairing with game or red well-done meat.
Capo di Stato is a Bordeaux blend red wine, born in Fifty-year. It takes its name from the French President Charles de Gaulle, who loves this wine. In 1967, de Gaulle was in Italy visiting the Venice Biennale and at Gritti Hotel he drank the Venegazzù Red Wine.
He was particulary move by this wine and he widely praize this extraordinary Bordeaux.
Count Loredan, the producer of that time, designate the famous Italian artist, Tono Zancanaro, to realize two labels for specials bottles which had been send to the presidential couple.
The label of the bottle dedicated to Miss Yvonne has a male element with the writing: “des roses pour madame”, while the one dedicated to his husband had a female element with the writing: “…pour Monsieur la Bombe”.