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  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Cortese

    Cortese is a minor grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy, used to make that region’s dry white wine known as ‘G...

  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s in the Roero area. Today, many call Arneis the...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

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  • Yet another example of how Italian wines--even Baroli--can provide relatively ... ... Einaudi, Franco-Fiorina, Fontanafredda Riserva Speciale, Marcarini Brunate, Marchesi di Barolo, Bartolo Mascarello, Oddero, Prunotto, Francesco Rinaldi, and Vietti. Dinner, including food, wine, service, and tax, is $400.Meanwhile, you will find below a selec... Read More

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  • As usual, Chambers Street offers up some very interesting bottles at very good ...;Fontanafredda 1988 Barolo 3 L  |  1 in stock  |  $349.99 Fontanafredda 1989 Barolo 3 L  |  1 in stock  |  $399.99 Giacosa Fratelli 1985 Barbaresco Roccalini 1.5 L  |  1 in stock  |  $189.99 Giacosa, Romualdo 1974 Barbaresco 3.78 L  |  1 in stock  |  $374.99 Nada,... Read More

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  • I'm saving that Fontanafredda for a dinner with some wine friends, Michelle Armour and Tina Caputo, who want to understand more about Italian wine.  The meal I have planned is a short rib lasagna.  That wine wants meats, braised especially, and probably isn't the ideal mate for acidic tomato sauces, but good on you for opening it.  I worry about... Read More

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  • Okay, so I have been away, but I am really excited about those Fenocchio Bussia ... I've got that '98 Fontanafredda Paiagallo, '00 Aldo Conterno Granbussia, and a hodgepodge of '04-'06-'07 Barolos.  But I did go long on '10s and I also agree that the '11s will probably drink better early. Speaking of Barbarescos, I asked Jamie and Chambers will... Read More

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  • I'm kind of glad this one came back to life as I was checking in for the ... ... Cavallotto uses rotos, Fontanafredda stores in barrique the first year; both are otherwise pretty traditional.  Fact is, almost everyone has some small barrels (not always barrique) because they need smaller containers for topping up the big ones.  Large glass ca... Read More

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  • Emark, I was being tongue in cheek, of course.  I think those flash sites ... ... Marchesi di Gresy and Fontanafredda are the only ones who own chunks of it.  Here's a picture of the commune of Barolo from the vineyard:I didn't take that photo, credits to Wine Hunter.Fontanfredda is a big manufacturer, was owned by a financial firm but makes ... Read More

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  • Fontanafredda Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2009


    Not bad but not great Barolo. Somewhat light in color and flavor. There's a bit of cranberry on the nose with some cranberry, red and black cherry on the palate. The acidity is a bit muted and the finish a tad short. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • Fontanafredda Barbera Piemonte DOC Briccotondo 2010


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    Wine review by amina316

  • Now these are proper weekend wines (or birthyear wines: see multiple candidates ...;Fontanafredda 1967 Barolo   |  2 in stock  |  $79.99 Fontanafredda 1970 Barolo   |  7 in stock  |  $89.99 Fontanafredda 1971 Barolo   |  3 in stock  |  $99.99 Giacosa 1980 Barbaresco   |  1 in stock  |  $229.99 Giacosa 1980 Barolo Collina Rionda  |  1 in stock  ... Read More

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  • Fontanafredda Barbera Piemonte DOC Briccotondo 2010


    raspberry, black cherry....very smooth with mouth watering acidity.... Read More

    Wine review by mikespeer

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