We recently attended the 2018 vintage technical review presented by the Consorzio Colli Orientali del Friuli. Our immediate overall take is that of a budding new era in the Colli Orientali. The activation of a long-awaited vision.
PREMATURE easily describes the 2018 vintage in Friuli. While you could also add Fertile and Productive to the mix, it’s the early onset of seasonal change that, for us, begs the deepest reflection.
Amidst an explosion of Flora & Fauna, we’re skipping to a Medieval, Mediterranean, Rock Steady beat. Step by step, hand in hand, with the evenings charming host, VITOVSKA.
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.