Men’s Journal: The Ultimate Guide to Natural Wines


Men’s Journal: The Ultimate Guide to Natural Wines

Men’s Journal: The Ultimate Guide to Natural Wines 

“Native to Friuli, Italy, Ribolla Gialla is a white grape variety that few producers in the United States are working with, explains sommelier Elizabeth Sammuri, the wine and beverage director at Flagstaff House Restaurant. in Boulder, CO. Matthiasson—a small winery in the heart of Napa Valley, well-versed in sustainable viticulture—has been experimenting with these lesser-known Italian grapes. The Ribolla Gialla is fermented with its skins and stems on, giving it a slight tannic component typically rare for white wines, Sammuri explains. It has flavors of hazelnuts, lemon, pear, andbaking spices—and can stand up to rich cheeses, roasted chicken, and decadent fish dishes.”

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