ITEM: 135489

UPC: 086785410357


fontanafredda briccotondo barbera 2016

$18.99 SPECIAL $17.99

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Fontanafredda Barbera Briccotondo 2016

Growing location: the grapes are grown on partly estate owned vineyards located on medium-high hillsides (250-300m asl) in the Monferrato and the Langhe. The vineyards lie on calcareous sand-rich marly soil, facing mainly west, south-west.

Wine-making process: the fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks for around 6-7 days at a temperature of 23-25C. During this time, the must is pumped over the cap in order to optimize the extraction of the tannins and colour. As soon as the alcoholic fermentation has ended, the wine is racket into concrete tanks for the malolactic fermentation, which is completed by December.

Ageing: the wine is aged partly in new barrels made of oak from Allier, and partly in large Slavonian oak casks. It stays in wood for clearing using egg-white.

Tasting characteristics: This is a ruby-red wine with purple highlights. The nose is packed with black fruit, especially blackberries and plums, with slight spicy overtones 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 along, tasty finish. This wine is at its best for 3-4 years following the harvest.

Alcohol content: 13.5% Vol.

Pairings: a perfect match for starters, cured meats and freshand medium mature cheeses.

Serving temperature: 15C (59F)

750ml bottle