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Fontanafredda Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2018 Wine Review

Fontanafredda Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2018

Fontanafredda Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2018

Serralunga d'Alba, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $51.95

Drink: 2025-2033

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Fontanafredda

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

From the Serralunga D'alba, Piedmont wine region, Fontanafredda 2018 Barolo is vegan-friendly and is produced with sustainably-grown Nebbiolo grapes. A classic Barolo, fresh with aromas of pink florals, red berry, menthol, spicy on the palate and balanced with brilliant acidity. Tannins are fine-grained and firm. Pour with a venison roast. Good now, better in 2025 when the wine has had a change to mellow out a bit. Drink to 2030.

Barolo food pairings: hamburgers, aged cheese, venison, grilled beef, roast veal.

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This Fontanafredda Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2018 was reviewed on January 20, 2024 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Fontanafredda's Serralunga d'Alba Barolo is renowned for its approachability, great structure, and complex aromatic and flavour profile. Ruby with a garnet hue, this 2018 Barolo is showing wonderfully now with loads of red fruit, spice, earthy characteristics, hints of tar and minerality. Fresh, layered, with a long spicy fruit finish, it's showing beautifully now. Enjoy with creamy mushroom risotto with truffles or braised beef. Enjoy 2023-2030. Tasted November 2023. 93 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This is a lovely Barolo from a consistent and reliable producer. Aromas of tart cherry an d cranberry, along with soft floral hints, notes of dried spices, leather, and a subtle earthy note. Medium bodied with drying tannins and bright, mouthwatering acidity. Berry notes are both tart and fresh, with some herbal and earthy hints on the finish. Lovely! Enjoy with pan seared duck.

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