Foradori, Fuoripista Pinot Grigio 2018

£35.50

  • Type:

    White

  • Grape:

    Pinot Grigio/Gris

  • Country:

    Italy

  • Grape Blend:

    Pinot Grigio 100%

  • Region:

    Trentino Alto Adige

  • Bottle Size:

    750ml

Tasting Notes

This wine defies... Well,nothing and everything. Forget what you think you know about Pinot Grigio, and forget what you think minimal intervention with 8 months of skin maceration tastes like. This wine is beautiful and transcends anything I could've expected. It's confusing and exciting. Salmon hue, bright and exuberant, and delicate and elegant, but simultaneously profound and intense and impossible to deny. I don't know what to say. It's a melodic violin performance in your mouth.

  • Production Notes
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  • Critics Reviews

�The Pinot Grigio grapes are fermented and macerates for 8 months on their skins in clay amphora, followed by 2 months ageing in acacia casks.

Wine Advocate 91pts (2016) - Production of this wine was skipped in 2017, so the next vintage after this wine will be 2018. The 2016 Pinot Grigio Fuoripista opens to a pinkish-copperish hue. Skin contact means that this wine reflects the natural pigment color of Pinot Grigio. That unique appearance renders a sense of vitality and radiance that is successfully translated to the bouquet. Candied fruit and tangerine zest emerge from the bouquet of this mid-weight white.

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