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Fontanasanta Vigneti Delle Dolomiti Nosiola

9.1292 ratings
9.293 pro ratings
Vigneti Delle Dolomiti, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Nosiola
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Ceccherini Cristiano

This wine would deserve more reputatuon in my personal opinion.
If you don't know that it ages in clay amphora on the skin for quote a long time, if you don't know that is biodynamic and that altogether there very minimal intervention in the whole process you would just go...WOW!!! It reminds a Chassagne-Montrachet for elegance and balance, a good one i mean
Complexity is there, easy drinking and potential to age. Quite long too. What more do we want? Price for the quality is fair, not cheap, bit not overly expensive(arou d 40euros served in a restaurant)

This wine would deserve more reputatuon in my personal opinion.
If you don't know that it ages in clay amphora on the skin for quote a long time, if you don't know that is biodynamic and that altogether there very minimal intervention in the whole process you would just go...WOW!!! It reminds a Chassagne-Montrachet for elegance and balance, a good one i mean
Complexity is there, easy drinking and potential to age. Quite long too. What more do we want? Price for the quality is fair, not cheap, bit not overly expensive(arou d 40euros served in a restaurant)

Aug 10th, 2022
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9.0

Floral-laced peaches and apricots mix with an air of sweet smoke as the 2019 Nosiola Fontanasanta opens in the glass. This soothes with soft textures, while it also excites with a core of citrus-tinged acidity and salty minerals. The 2019 takes a turn toward the tropical spectrum through the finale, leaving hints of kiwi and young mango to linger. This is a very pretty and energetic vintage for the Fontanasanta Nosiola. (Eric Guido, Vinous, June 2022)

Floral-laced peaches and apricots mix with an air of sweet smoke as the 2019 Nosiola Fontanasanta opens in the glass. This soothes with soft textures, while it also excites with a core of citrus-tinged acidity and salty minerals. The 2019 takes a turn toward the tropical spectrum through the finale, leaving hints of kiwi and young mango to linger. This is a very pretty and energetic vintage for the Fontanasanta Nosiola. (Eric Guido, Vinous, June 2022)

Jun 3rd, 2022
Allison Lyzenga

Pale gold; medium intensity aromas of lychee, pear, Asian pear, white grapefruit, pineapple, tarragon, eucalyptus; dry, medium acid, medium alcohol, medium plus body, medium plus intensity flavors consistent with aromas; medium plus finish, lovely and balanced, complex

Pale gold; medium intensity aromas of lychee, pear, Asian pear, white grapefruit, pineapple, tarragon, eucalyptus; dry, medium acid, medium alcohol, medium plus body, medium plus intensity flavors consistent with aromas; medium plus finish, lovely and balanced, complex

Jul 12th, 2021
Tor Kenward

An adventure worth taking. Sometimes oxidation like this strangely suspends a wine for a good period of time (Chaves from 70s) sometimes not.

An adventure worth taking. Sometimes oxidation like this strangely suspends a wine for a good period of time (Chaves from 70s) sometimes not.

Mar 23rd, 2021
Matt Perlman

Oxidative / nutty / bruised apple initially, harsh edges softened pretty quickly, opened up into citrus, white flowers, apricot, waxy body with nice cut. Enjoyed with one of my favorite Italians @Adriana Fabbro

Oxidative / nutty / bruised apple initially, harsh edges softened pretty quickly, opened up into citrus, white flowers, apricot, waxy body with nice cut. Enjoyed with one of my favorite Italians @Adriana Fabbro

Mar 6th, 2020
Charlie Abbott

Sommelier Casa Mono

9.1

Leesy, bright sharp finish. Delicate florality, almost-ripe apricot. Demure. Lovely

Leesy, bright sharp finish. Delicate florality, almost-ripe apricot. Demure. Lovely

Aug 14th, 2018
Marc Stubblefield

Wine Sales at Vino Carta and Kogod Wine Merchant

9.2

In a world where skin contact whites seem to be vying for the title of orangest, haziest, apricottyest, the elegance and grace in this wine are a reminder of the possibilities. Aged on the skins in amphora, the result is a bright, orchard and citrus mountain stream with an amazing texture that never once makes you think orange wine. From magnum, which seems to me to be the right serving size for two.

In a world where skin contact whites seem to be vying for the title of orangest, haziest, apricottyest, the elegance and grace in this wine are a reminder of the possibilities. Aged on the skins in amphora, the result is a bright, orchard and citrus mountain stream with an amazing texture that never once makes you think orange wine. From magnum, which seems to me to be the right serving size for two.

2 people found it helpfulDec 11th, 2017
Jo Florradikal

VA, hint of petrol, glue and nail polish, funk, a bit of brett, pleasant, clean, orange wine, probably the favorite of the wine, complex, funky and great integration

VA, hint of petrol, glue and nail polish, funk, a bit of brett, pleasant, clean, orange wine, probably the favorite of the wine, complex, funky and great integration

2 people found it helpfulJan 25th, 2017
Tom Kobylarz

Foradori Fontanasanta – Nosiola Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT 2014

New year, a new grape (Nosiola)!

Nosiola is an ancient varietal only found in these parts of Trentino. This wine is made from a tiny 2 hectares planted in calcareous clay and farmed biodynamically. Fermentation and aging take place on the skins in clay amphora for a total time of 8 months.

The color is an elegant straw gold color with a green tint. The nose and palate show floral, chiseled rock minerality and the fruit runs in the fresh but subtle spectrum of pear, citrus and kiwi. A gorgeous purity and elegance flows over the palate. There are zero traces upon appearance, aroma or taste that hint to typical amphora (orange) wines.
#Foradori #ElisabettaForadori #ForadoriWine

Foradori Fontanasanta – Nosiola Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT 2014

New year, a new grape (Nosiola)!

Nosiola is an ancient varietal only found in these parts of Trentino. This wine is made from a tiny 2 hectares planted in calcareous clay and farmed biodynamically. Fermentation and aging take place on the skins in clay amphora for a total time of 8 months.

The color is an elegant straw gold color with a green tint. The nose and palate show floral, chiseled rock minerality and the fruit runs in the fresh but subtle spectrum of pear, citrus and kiwi. A gorgeous purity and elegance flows over the palate. There are zero traces upon appearance, aroma or taste that hint to typical amphora (orange) wines.
#Foradori #ElisabettaForadori #ForadoriWine

2 people found it helpfulJan 3rd, 2017
Luca Pasquinelli

Never say no to an elegant Anphora Nosiola made by Elisabetta.

Never say no to an elegant Anphora Nosiola made by Elisabetta.

2 people found it helpfulOct 28th, 2014