Striking Whites

Italy and Slovenia excel with white wines that rely on extended skin contact
Striking Whites
Vineyards in the Brda district of Slovenia are home to many producers of skin-contact wines. (istockphoto)
From the Nov 15, 2018, issue

Skin-contact wines may not appeal to everyone. But they are worth seeking out for their distinctive character and diversity. These are wines to think about, speaking loudly of a winemaker's ability to harvest the very best fruit possible and to transform it into something more. Wine Spectator's Alison Napjus explains.

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