Fantinel

+39.0427.591511 Gruppo Vinicolo Fantinel Via Tesis, 8
Tauriano di Spilimbergo (Pn), 33097 View map

Fantinel was founded in 1969, thanks to the hard work and enthusiasm of Mario Fantinel, a hotelier and restaurateur in Ravascletto, Carnia. “Paron” Mario bought the initial vineyards in the Dolegna Collio area with the intention of making top quality wines to offer his increasingly demanding and first class customers. Those were the ideal times for wine producers to become specialised wineries and Friuli, like many other viticultural areas in Italy was a virgin and promising land. In 1973 Mario’s sons, Luciano, Gianfranco and Loris, following in their father’s footsteps with a meticulous selection, bought hectare after hectare of the best vineyards in the Collio, Grave and only later in the Colli Orientali zones, laying the foundations of a winery that, over the years, has become specialised in the production of quality wines. Along the same lines, the restaurant activity was supported by the hotel-restaurant in Ravascletto and opening of a wine bar in San Daniele del Friuli, the prototype of what Read more »

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  • Prosecco

    History of the grape: References to a lightly sparkling wine in the Veneto date back to the 1100s, but it was much sw...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Fantinel Pinot Noir Brut Rose IGT Italy Friuli-Venezia-Giulia Sparkling NV

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    Wine review by amynraleigh


  • Salton Prosecco Brut NV

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    Sweet sugared sage and lime leaf, soft, fairly big bodied for Prosecco, clear bitter pear fruit on the palate, mouse is a touch coarse, fresh and crisp finish, high acid makes this finish quite dry, clean fruit and precise, 86pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Fantinel Friulano Vigneti Sant'Helena 2009

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    Very nice, fresh and clean smooth finish Read More

    Wine review by jem1234


  • Fantinel Pinot Grigio Borgo Tesis 2010

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    Truly beautiful example of this variety. Tasted (a few times) at the Bouzy Rouge in Melbourne. The owner Jose shares my enthusiasm. Read More

    Wine review by MikeTyrrell


  • Fantinel Pinot Noir Brut Rose IGT Italy Friuli-Venezia-Giulia Sparkling NV

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    I give it a 5 for the following reasons- price is unbeatable, the taste is delicious and bouquet is enticing. A nice, rounded, yummy rose bubbly at this price is hard to find and this is a total jackpot. Read More

    Wine review by Karen Vissepo


  • Borgo Maddalena Delle Venezie 2005

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    Borgo Maddalena Delle Venezie is part of a joint project from wine importer ... ... Domeneghetti and Friulis Fantinel family to produces a range of high-quality, affordable wines. This one is pale straw in color and is dry with a light body. Both the nose and palate have hints of honeysuckle, mixed tree fruit and lemon. It has a tart mineral f... Read More

    Wine review by Mimi Kim


  • Fantinel Pinot Grigio Sant'Helena 2009

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    Light copper color with flowers and almonds on the nose. Medium bodied--served this with grilled Orata over the weekend and it was a great pairing. Delicious. Read More

    Wine review by Klh


  • Fantinel Collio Vigneti Sant' Helena Ribolla Gialla 2009

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    Wine review by luca chevalier


  • The reporting from Friuli by the COF2011 group is getting better and better. A ... better. A ... Tasting with FantinelDid you miss our virtual tasting with Marco Fantinel yesterday? It's a great peek at four brilliant wines from Friuli and well worth the look. Watch as Marco describes what makes the wines unique and talks with Snooth's Editor... Read More

    From the article What We've Been Reading


  • Fantinel Pinot Noir Brut Rose IGT Italy Friuli-Venezia-Giulia Sparkling NV

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    Wine review by sschmella


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