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Fontanafredda Barolo di Serralunga d'Alba DOCG 2007

Member Review by EMark:

Light passes through the pretty color in the glass. Fairly intense nose--woody and mushroom aromas. Medium bodied in the mouth. Some fruit flavors, but not overwhelming. Significant acid and tannin which suggest that this one has a way to go, but there does not seem to be much to develop, here. US$28.99 at Costco in 2012.

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Region: Italy » Piedmont

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  • 2007

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Winery: Fontanafredda
Color: Red
Varietal: Nebbiolo
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Fontanafredda:
Fontanafredda is located in the heart of the Langhe, a world of hills dating backto very ancient times which has always been a prime growing area for great wines, particularly rich, powerful reds. Ourvineyards lie on mostly evenly-contoured hillsides and rounded ridges at an altitude of between 200 and 400 metres. The texture of the mainly calcareous soils can differ with in the space of just a... Read more
Fontanafredda is located in the heart of the Langhe, a world of hills dating backto very ancient times which has always been a prime growing area for great wines, particularly rich, powerful reds. Ourvineyards lie on mostly evenly-contoured hillsides and rounded ridges at an altitude of between 200 and 400 metres. The texture of the mainly calcareous soils can differ with in the space of just a few dozen metres: at times loose, with a sand content approaching even 50 at others firmer, with a higher proportion of silt, and above-all clay. Read less

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Snooth User: EMark
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01/28/2014

Light passes through the pretty color in the glass. Fairly intense nose--woody and mushroom aromas. Medium bodied in the mouth. Some fruit flavors, but not overwhelming. Significant acid and tannin which suggest that this one has a way to go, but there does not seem to be much to develop, here. US$28.99 at Costco in 2012.



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