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.
As winter casts its lengthy, bone-chilling, shadow across our path, with jacket collars raised, we set our sights on finding shelter in a soulful heart-warming drop.
You may recall our opening harvest review wasn’t shy about noting vintage 2018 as a precocious one.
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.
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.