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Fontanafredda Langhe Nebbiolo 2017 Wine Review

Fontanafredda Langhe Nebbiolo 2017

Fontanafredda Langhe Nebbiolo 2017

Langhe, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2028

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.3%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Fontanafredda

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Full-bodied with tanned leather, violets and smoke. Savoury with dried herbs. Pair with truffle-accented dishes and wild game.

Nebbiolo food pairings: rich lamb, beef stroganoff, barbecued venison ribs.

This Fontanafredda Langhe Nebbiolo 2017 was reviewed on May 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Typical Nebbiolo colour makes this wine look much older than 2017 with classic shades of tawny and brick. Roses, cherry Halls, cherry candy, and red licorice aromas. Big tannins and acid, bodes well for food pairing and cellaring. Finish long and drawn out with dark fruits, black cherry, and plum skins. Serve with Piemonte truffle risotto.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Excellent value at this price point. Aromas of cherry, leather, wet clay and a slight floral hint. Medium+ bodied, slightly tart on the palate with grippy tannins and a long finish. Enjoy with toasted leg of lamb or mushroom dishes.
From the Langhe, Piedmont wine region, Fontanafredda 2017 is a solid and well-priced Nebbiolo under $20 with lots of ripe red berry, spice flavours and vibrant acidity for food. The wine was matured in French oak for eight months. Pair with charcuterie. - Community Wine Reviews

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