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E. Foradori Fontanasanta Nosiola IGT 2018
Italy
Trentino-Alto Adige - Italy
Robert Parker
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Wine Type: White Wine

Grape Variety: 100% Nosiola

Vintage: 2018

Aging Potential: Drink now through 2022

Serving Temperature: 15 °C

Alcohol Level: 13%

Country: Italy

Region: Trentino Alto Adige

Fermentation and fining: 8 months on the skins in tinajas (amphorae) in acacia casks

Annual production: 10.000 bottles

Nosiola is an ancient Trentino grape variety, once spread throughout the region and whose cultivation has since been restricted to the areas of Valle dei Laghi, Colline di Trento and Pressano. It is a variety that expresses itself intensely in poor soil vineyards, cultivating wines of great delicacy and longevity.
In the past, Nosiola was always vinified on the skins. The possibility of cultivating ‘real’ grapes, rich in energy thanks to the biodynamic practices undertaken in the vineyard and the extraordinary strength of the amphora, means that now we have the possibility to undertake an ancient style of winemaking. The amphora (Tinaja from Villarrobledo, Spain), with its shape and the porosity of the clay that it is made from, allows the wine to be in contact with the skins over a longer period of time. This is the true expression of the Nosiola, which is revealed slowly, requiring patience and time.. It is a fresh, nutty example of an alpine white we can remember. This is a table wine that expresses itself best after breathing for a long period and served at least 15 degrees, don't drink too cold as this is incredibly delicate and complex.
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