Barbaresco - Fontanabianca
Varietal: 100%Nebbiolo Elevation: 300 mt
Practice: Dry Extract: gr/l
Appellation: D.O.C. Barbaresco Production:
Alcohol %: 14 Acidity: gr/l
Age of Vines: 30 yrs Soil: Clay - Limestone
Red berry, grilled herb, mint and anise aromas lead the way. The palate brings succulent dark berry, vanilla, white pepper, toast and pipe tobacco alongside firm, fine-grained, refined tannins. A note of roasted coffee bean signals the close.
Temperature-controlled in stainless steel tanks. The wine is aged in big barrels and barriques for 12/15 months
In red, with emerged cap and maceration on the skins for 6/7 days at a controlled temperature of 26° C. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in full after the alcoholic one is completed.
Food Pairing : It is ideal with grilled foods, white and red meats, and medium aged cheeses.
2012 90 pts Wine Enthusiast