Elisabetta Foradori: Fontanasanta Nosiola 2014 & Sgarzon 2013

by  |  15-02-2017

For some time I’ve been quite intrigued to taste the wines of Elisabetta Foradori. Cast up against the Dolomites, in that most curious of Italian wine regions, Trentino-Alto Adige, Elisabetta has been making wines from recuperated, old grape varieties and via what should be deemed the “natural” process. I can be ambivalent about the whole natural thing but tied in to this is that she’s also making wines in amphorae (from Spain even) and thus bypassing the whole oak barrel mindset that still dominates any conversation about aged wines. All of that was interesting but once I saw her bit on The Wine Show, I was even more intrigued as it’s readily-easy to see that she’s one of these people in the wine world who stands up for what they believe to be the way forward. Sometimes this works and produces something of striking genius and other times, it’s not […]
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