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Fontanafredda - Briccotondo Dolcetto 2017

Information

  • Country: Italy
  • Wine Region: Piedmont
  • Wine Area: Langhe
  • Wine Maker: Danilo Drocco
  • Grape: Dolcetto
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Dolcetto
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.50
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
Duty/Vat Paid
WS: 86 (2014)

Wine tasting notes

A clear, ruby-red wine with violet highlights. Its vinous bouquet is fruity, very intense and rather attractive and persistent. Nicely dry, well-balanced and velvety, it has a light almondy aftertaste

Winery Information

Fontanafredda

Fontanafredda?s estate stretches out over more than 100 hectares (250 acres). The estate vineyards are located in the villages of Serralunga d?Alba, Diano d?Alba and Barolo. 70 hectares planted with the Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto and Moscato varieties.At each vintage, grapes are consigned to Fontanafredda by nearly 400 growers in the Langhe and Roero, whose loyalty to the company have endured for generations. The viticulture is carried exclusively on hillsides with vineyards which have an.. read more

Expert Reviews

Wine Spectator (2014)86 pts

Feb 2016 - A ripe, fruity style, boasting blackberry, violet and spice flavors. Firms up on the crisp finish. Drink now through 2018