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E. Foradori Granato IGT 2017
Trentino-Alto Adige - Italy
Robert Parker
  • S$131.00

Wine Type: Red Wine

Grape Variety: 100% Teroldego
Vintage: 2017
Aging Potential: Drink Now / Keep
Serving Temperature: 14 ~ 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 13.0%

Country: Italy
Region: Trentino-Alto Adige

Terroir: Alluvial, gravel and pebble

Fermentation and fining: Large open vats, 15 months in tonneau

Affinamento: 15 mesi in botte

Annual production: 20.000 bottles

The “Granato” is dedicated to this ideal blend, an especially concentrated and dense Teroldego that takes root from the stones of five different vineyards of the Campo Rotaliano. Teroldego can age brilliantly and especially so when in the hands of such an able winemaker as Elisabetta Foradori. A special year, this vintage shows plenty of the sunlight that dominated the year. Plush dark fruits, plenty of acidity and clearly a wine that will evolve marvelously for decades.
  • Dark color
  • Nose exuding notes of black berries, licorice and pomegranate, along with touches of undergrow
  • The palate is full bodied, concentrated and particularly refined. It will take several years for the tannins to integrate fully: Elisabetti Foradori herself estimates that these wines will reach their peak in 7-8 years' time.
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