Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG
Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG 2009 - 93 points, San Diego International Wine Competition /Add winemaker's notes
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG 2009 - 93 points, San Diego International Wine Competition /
Serralunga d’Alba Barolo 2007 - 92 points, Wine Review Online / Fontanafredda’s 2007 Barolo from its vineyards in Serralunga d’Alba, one of the communes that comprise the Barolo DOCG, is a deceptive wine. Surprisingly approachable initially--perhaps the nature of the vintage--the tannins and structure become readily apparent in the finish. The tannins, however, do not obliterate the elegance and overall class of the wine, allowing the lovely combination of pure fruit and earthy flavors to shine. The classic “tar and roses” description of Barolo is apt here. It’s a young wine with a bright future.
Serralunga d’Alba Barolo 2008 - 90 points, Wine Advocate/ Fontanafredda’s 2008 Barolo Serralunga wraps around the palate with serious intensity and muscle. This is pure Serralunga in its dark fruit, iron, tar and scorched earth. Powerful tannins frame the incisive, long finish. I see Fontanafredda’s straight Barolo as an excellent restaurant wine, despite its considerable power and sheer exuberance. Overall, this is an impressive showing from Fontanafredda...
Serralunga d’Alba Barolo 2008 - 90 points, JamesSuckling.com/ A little lean but some attractive berry and hazelnut character. Medium to full body, with medium chewy tannins and a bright finish. Drink or hold.
Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2008 - 91 points, Wine Enthusiast/ There's a hard, iron edge to this red, softened somewhat by ripe cherry and strawberry flavors. Licorice and earth accents chime in as this unfolds to the long finish.
Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2007 - 91 points, Wine Spectator/ Dark and brooding, offering tar, black cherry and spice notes, this richly textured red has dense, ripe tannins to match. The black cherry theme lingers on the finish.
Serralunga d’Alba Barolo 2008 - 91 points, Wine Spectator Insider/ There’s a hard, iron edge to this red, softened somewhat by ripe cherry and strawberry flavors. Licorice and earth accents chime in as this unfolds to the long finish. Just a bit dry in the end.
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