Fontanafredda Barbera d'Alba Superiore Papagena 2020
Fontanafredda Barbera d'Alba Superiore Papagena 2020

Fontanafredda, 0,75 l - 15.00%
100% Barbera

€ 16.16
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Piedmont - Italy
Red green still

How to serve

Serve at:

16 - 18°C.

Decanting time:

1 Hour

Longevity:

10 - 15 years

Glass:

Fontanafredda Barbera d'Alba Superiore Papagena 2020

Colour

Dark ruby ​​red with violet hues.

Bouquet

The bouquet is full of ripe fruit, especially plum and cherry, with spicy notes reminiscent of cinnamon and cloves. Everything blends in well balanced with toasted notes reminiscent of coffee and cocoa.

Flavour

The wine begins offering sensations of volume and density, with the result that combines well with soft tannins and acidity. The finish is long, especially with the great flavor, which is enhanced by a pronounced aftertaste of blackberry jam.

Pairing

Ideal with dishes of red meats and cheeses of medium and long aging.

Meat
Game
Cheese
Matured cheese
Pork

Features

Name Fontanafredda Barbera d'Alba Superiore Papagena 2020
Type Red green still
Classification
Year 2020
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 15.00% by volume
Grape varieties 100% Barbera
Country
Region Piedmont
Origin Serralunga D'Alba (CN)
Climate Vineyards located in hilly position (270-300 masl), facing west.
Soil composition Medium-textured soil, traces of limestone.
Cultivation system Guyot
No. plants per hectare 4,500 plants/ha
Harvest End of September, beginning of October.
Fermentation temperature 30-32 ºC
Vinification The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (30-32 ° C). During this phase they perform frequent pumping to optimize the extraction of tannins and color. The maceration lasts about 10 days.
Ageing In French oak (Allier) for about a year. In January of the following year it is bottled and starts a further period of aging in the cellar for about twelve months.
Allergens Contains sulphites
Pairing Ideal with dishes of red meats and cheeses of medium and long aging.
On offer Price Fontanafredda Barbera d'Alba Superiore Papagena 2020 € 16.16  ex VAT

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Vintage

xtraWine
89/100 
2020
Bibenda
 
2016
James Suckling
92/100 
2016
Robert Parker
89/100 
2016
Veronelli
 
2016
Veronelli
 
2011
Wine Spectator
90/100 
2011
James Suckling
92/100 
2010
Wine Spectator
88/100 
2004
Robert Parker
88/100 
2001

Fontanafredda is located in Serralunga d'Alba (Piedmont), in the Langhe area, in the heart of Barolo wine production. Fontanafredda, like all good things, is the result of a love story between the first King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele II, and Rosa ...

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