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2018 Foradori Granato

Trentino- Alto Adige

The benchmark Teroldego from the queen of the grape, Elisabetta Foradori.

$130.00

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About

About The Wine

The benchmark Teroldego wine from, arguably, the benchmark Teroldego producer.

The Granato from Foradori is their first 'riserva' or 'super-premium' and was first released in the mid-80s. The vines date back to the 1930's ensuring the concentration of flavours in the fruit is just that little bit higher. It also means there's less of it.

That whole vine age thing, it also means there's less of this wine to go around. Get in quick to grab your bottle of this dark, spicy, minerally wonder of an Italian red.

About Foradori

Elisabetta Foradori is a trailblazing organic wine grower from the town of Trentino in Mezzolambardo.

Her first vintage was in 1984, with her conversion to biodynamics beginning in 2002. By 2007 she was certified and now is considered one of the most forward thinking wine growers in Italy with a huge international profile. Her wines are made with a natural sensibility. The gentle use of clay amphora and inert vessels for ferments and maturation sees her mainline a sense of place from grape to glass.

Foradori works with four local varieties: Teroldego, Pinot Grigio, Nosiola and Manzoni Bianco.

Elisabetta Foradori
Elisabetta Foradori
Trentino, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

Harvest 2018 clearly affirms the climatic trend that we experienced in the past years: the climate in the Alps is more and more tropical. Harvest started August 27th and ended on October 12th. We harvested in extremely dry and warm weather, which gave us healthy grapes and we had the time to harvest at peak maturity. All in all, we are very happy about our yields for this vintage.

We harvested, waited, harvested and waited again. Because of the hot and dry weather, we were uncertain until the end. However, every day brought more sugar content and the usually crunchy, tight Teroldego became rounder and rounder. So, we harvested both early and late. We used 30% of whole cluster in order to add more complexity and finesse to the final result.

Blend : Teroldego (100%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750

The Queen of Teroldego
The Queen of Teroldego
Trentino, Italy
Delivery

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