Terroir spotting in Trentino - part 2
28 Sep 2011 by Walter Speller
As I pointed out in Terroir spotting in Trentino - part 1 , it is not well known that Trentino has an amazing range of soils, microclimates, expositions and altitudes. In fact it is chock-a-block with the finest terroirs imaginable, to which indigenous grape varieties respond best, as evidenced by a recent tasting of the wines of a collective of some of the region's most daring producers. These are producers (shown below with Elisabetta Foradori's adorable dog Arco, whom I almost kidnapped) who dare to do less instead of more: less intervention and lower yields per hectare while cherishing the region's local grape varieties. Tellingly,...

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