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Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera 2010

Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
  • RP 87
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Winemaker Notes

This is a ruby-red wine with purple highlights. The nose is packed with black fruit, especially blackberries and plumps, with slight spicy overstones hinting at black pepper and cinnamon. Sweet, soft tannins come together in a closely-woven texture that merges with the fruit, while a crisp freshness provides a long, tasty finish.

A perfect match for starters, cured meats and fresh and medium mature cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

RP 87
The Wine Advocate

The 2010 Barbera Briccotondo is a fresh, inviting wine to drink over the next few years. Sweet red berries and flowers are some of the flavors that jump out from this vinous Barbera. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2014.

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Fontanafredda, , Italy
Fontanafredda
Since 1878 Fontanafredda Estate & Winery, located in the heart of Piedmont's Langhe region, has been a benchmark for Barolo and Barbera wines that deftly balance deep aromas and concentration of fruit with elegance. Among the prized vineyard sites belonging to Fontanafredda are those in the commune of Serralunga d'Alba, a source of some of today's most distinctive and intriguing Barolo wines.

The history of Fontanafredda is a noble one. It began in 1858, when... View More