A wine does not have to have strong colour to be good, just look at pinot noir and nebbiolo. But it helps, at least if one goes with many consumers’ preconceived ideas. If one were to judge by the colour, foglia tonda would be among the most treasured grapes, but instead the grape has almost completely fallen into oblivion. However, about ten producers in Tuscany agree that it is a good idea to invest in the grape with the round leaves. They gathered one morning in February to explain their work with this unknown Tuscan grape, foglia tonda.
BKWine Magazine’s reporter Åsa Johansson tells you the story about this unusual grape and its wines: Foglia tonda, who dares to bet on the unknown Tuscan grape with the round leaves?
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