Forks & Corks 2017: "Gold Award"
The Furmint—the signature grape of Hungary—is called Allegro. It is light and elegant, with subtle undertones of fruits and flowers. The taste? “It’s like running through a field of wild flowers in springtime,” says Gianluigi.
-Adrienne and her husband and partner in all things, Gianluigi, have spent their lives seeking and mastering challenges, and “La Favorita” may be the most intriguing yet. It’s the consummation of Adrienne’s journey from art student to fledgling designer to renowned style icon. Gianluigi says that, for him, “‘La Favorita’ is the ultimate creative challenge, creating a truly remarkable wine.” To meet it, he has brought a lifetime of experience and passion—in business, competitive skiing and auto racing—as well as the sophisticated flair that only a true Milanese possesses.