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Fontanafredda Serralunga D'alba Barolo 2008

Fontanafredda Serralunga D'alba Barolo 2008
Fontanafredda Serralunga D'alba Barolo 2008

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score: 4.6/5
Community Reviews: 2
Price: $39.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 14%

Drink: 2015-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Fontanafredda

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

This specific region has a reputation for being heavily structured and firm. It needs time to show its quality. This bottle was bought in 2012, opened in 2016, and decanted gently.
Red, like red-eye gravy. Dark crimson towards the centre, with moderate bricking.
It has a ton of florality. Roses, petunia, rooibos, earth, cocoa mulch, sour cherries, cigar smoke, and truffle.
the flavours have eased off a lot. There are a lot of kitchen spices that emerge through the tannic backbone that has eased off. Morello cherry, cocoa, raspberry, clove, carob, and tea leaves. Really suave and rustic. Lots of minerality from the volcanic nature of the soil that made it.
Pair it with duck done any which way. It would be a smart match for ossobuco too.


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