In what has been a tumultuous year, with many of our glasses brimful with ongoing worry and concern for what may yet come, accept this as a virtual hug.
While harvesting the fruit of the vine is always a physical challenge, these days harvesting the data flow that runs in parallel is an altogether mind-bending one.
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.
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.