Fontanafredda `Serralunga d'Alba` Barolo DOCG 2005 (6 x 750mL), Italy.

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Overview

Classification: Barolo DOCG, Piedmont, Italy

The wine has a clear-cut, intense nose with overtones of vanilla, spices, withered roses and underbrush; its taste is dry, but soft, full-bodied, velvety and well-balanced, and is very long-lasting..

Region:
ITA - Piedmont
State:
Imported
Country:
Italy

Expert Reviews

‘Liquorice, damp earth, rose and cherry. It has juicy fruit and well massed massaged tannins – quite thick – even slightly creamy and spicy. Mid weight but plenty of flavour and a good finish. Very good wine and approachable now.’Rating 92 - Gary Walsh, www.winefront.com

Winery Tasting Notes

Grape Varietal

100% Nebbiolo.

Colour

Garnet-red with ruby highlights that take on a slightly orange tone over time.

Aroma

The wine has a clear-cut, intense nose with overtones of vanilla, spices, withered roses and underbrush.

Palate

The taste is dry, but soft, full-bodied, velvety and well-balanced, and is very long-lasting.

Vintage Condition

A cool summer was followed by extended rains in October. Vineyard management was key – well located and managed vineyards with low yields were able to gain full ripeness after delaying harvest due to the rain. The patient and brave were rewarded in 2005.

Vintage
2005
Region
ITA - Piedmont
Grape Style
Nebbiolo
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

Fontanafredda is located in the heart of the Langhe and has a winemaking history dating back to 1878. A truly unique estate that is a joy to visit, including a Michelin star restaurant, hotel and truffle forest, Fontanafredda is a joy to visit. The estate is highlighted by 3 single vineyard Barolo’s – La Rosa, La Delizia and La Villa.

VINEYARDS

The estate stretches over 250 acres of hilly terrain in the villages of Serralunga d’Alba, Barolo and Diano d’Alba in the centre of Piedmont. The vineyards lie on mostly evenly-contoured hillsides and rounded ridges at an altitude of between 200 – 400 metres.

WINEMAKING PHILOSOPHY

Fontanafredda produce a diverse range of sparkling wines and traditional Piedmont table wine varieties. Winemaking techniques include modern and traditional with the single vineyard Barolo finish fermentation and start maturation in 4000 litre French oak barrels before being transferred to the traditional huge and ancient Slovenian oak vats.

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