There comes a time in all our lives when we must face ‘Change and Resistance’. With growing maturity and self-assurance, VinNatur 2019 has faced up and grabbed both by the proverbial horns.
You may recall our opening harvest review wasn’t shy about noting vintage 2018 as a precocious one.
Reflecting upon our latest natural wine experience, let’s be brief. VINNATUR 2018 proved to be a much needed tonic. An injection of growth vibes with a refreshingly real feel. Natural. Palpable. Tangible. Grounded.
DRIVEN people display a natural, energetic, unspoken aptitude, which makes their vision immediately accessible. That thought sprang to mind the day we caught up with the genial Luca Belluzzo, oenologist at the Graziano Belluzzo family winery in Tarcento.
Perched on one of the many terraces above the townland of Ipplis, the 360 degree backdrop is striking. In each and every rotation, the panorama captures all the geographical & geological ingredients any winemaker could ever wish for. Friuli is not renowned for its RED wines. Our gut tells us it should be.