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I Clivi: Stellar White Wines Express the Essence of Friuli

Ferdinando Zanusso (left) and his son, Mario, believe the soil is the secret to their extraordinary white wines that can be drunk young or age for twenty plus years. “The land makes this wine,” said Ferdinando, and then with a touch of irritation, “Nobody ‘makes’ wine. [People might think they can], but it isn’t that […]


Whites from I Clivi in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Mario Zanusso and his father, Ferdinando, believe in making white wine according to an aesthetic for white wine: very fresh (high acidity), very crisp (lots of minerality from the unique flysch soil of the area), very low in alcohol (10%) BUT with complexity and depth (some of which comes from the fact that the vines […]