Friuli’s skin-contact whites plus six top bottles to seek out

Flavio Basilicata and Silvana Forte of Le Due Terre with daughter Cora
Flavio Basilicata and Silvana Forte of Le Due Terre with daughter Cora.

It started with a small handful of friends, who set out to rediscover the art of skin-contact white wine in the heart of Friuli. But the popularity of these characterful wines has seen this grow to a real movement, comprising dozens of strong-minded producers.

Thanks to pioneers such as Jos?ko Gravner and the late Stanko Radikon, there is now a core of educated winemakers spread all around Italy, each making macerated whites with a distinct history and regional typicity.


Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for Magnani’s six Friuli skin-contact wines to try


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