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Capannelle's first vintage in 1975 saw them producing wines that propelled them into a justly deserved place on the list of Chianti's best producers.

The philosophy underlying production involves careful selection of clones, restricting yields, the utilisation of modern approaches both to cultivation and in the cellar, the use of new oak and close attention to every detail -from hygiene to materials of every type.

Capannelle , wine producers in Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, extends over about 20 hectares and produces about 80.000 bottles of wine a year.

The owner is James B. Sherwood, founder and shareholder of the Orient - Express Hotels LTD., which owns some of the world's most beautiful hotels: Hotel Cipriani in Venice and many others.