2016 Manzoni Bianco 'Fontanasanta'Foradori
The mountain ranges that make up the Dolomites, a World Heritage Site, are found between the Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia regions and delineate a landscape of extraordinary beauty. A viticulture that was mainly linked to rituals in Etruscan times but which expanded gradually over the centuries, accompanying the changing customs but remaining of little importance for the local economies. The winery was established by 1901 and has been in the family since 1939. Certified biodynamic by Demeter since 2009.
Manzoni Bianco thrives on the clayey-calcareous hills above Trento, where its grapes ripen in late September. Born from the cross of Riesling and Pinot Bianco, this variety expresses the character of the Fontanasanta soil conditions. Its ability to evolve over time requires patience; Fontanasanta Manzoni Bianco is a wine that will begin to fully reveal itself after two or three years from vintage. Annual production of