Foradori Granato 2008

Red Blends from Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Price: $57.99 $35.99
Save $22.00 (38%)
Item No. 112715
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • RP94

Winemaker's Notes

The top of the line bottling, called Granato, represents the finest selection of Teroldego in the Foradori holdings, and is built to age gracefully for many years. The Granato bottling is aged in small oak casks for twelve to fifteen months, seventy percent of which are new (though lightly toasted) oak. Granato from Foradori is one of the great, unsung brilliant wines of Italy.

The unique elements at the root of this wine are the careful selection of the variety's best phenotypes, the vineyard's great biodiversity, the sharp reduction of the yields, plus the firm belief that Teroldego grapes have a huge qualitative potential, which receives today the appreciation of connoisseurs and consumers all over the world.

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Learn About Foradori Map ItMap It

For more than two decades, the Foradori family has been associated with some of the most authentic wine production to be found in Trentino. The winery is currently managed by the mother and daughter team of Gabriella and Elisabetta Foradori. They own 80 hectares planted to vine in an area north of Trento, known as the Campo Rotaliano. The gravel soils of this flat valley bottom...

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Learn About Trentino-Alto Adige

(tren-TEE-noe ahl-toe ah-DEE-jay) The area consists of the regions Trentino and Alto Adige, neighbors in Northeast Italy, and is part of the Tre-Venezie trifecta. The northernmost region of Italy is fairly hilly due its closeness to the the Alps, and many vines in Trentino are terraced along the hillsides for ideal sunlight benefits. Alto Adige, in turn, has more vines on...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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