Fontanafredda Barolo Vigna La Rosa 2014

Fontanafredda Barolo Vigna La Rosa 2014

Fontanafredda, 0,75 l - 14.00%
100% Nebbiolo

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Piedmont - Italy
Red still

How to serve

Serve at:

18 - 20°C.

Decanting time:

2 hours

Longevity:

Over 25 years

Glass:
Full Bodied and Very Aged Red Wines
Fontanafredda Barolo Vigna La Rosa 2014
The color is ruby red with garnet reflections. The scent is broad, gentle but intense, with clear hints of dried rose, violet, tobacco, berries, spices and vanilla. In the mouth the texture is thick and dense tannins: the entrance is soft, almost velvety and then explode in a sensation of fruit well balanced by fresh acidity. The aftertaste is very long and full of flavor.

Colour

Deep garnet red, with shades of brick and, in time, barely orange.

Bouquet

The scent is sharp and intense, with scents of vanilla, spices, withered roses and underbrush.

Flavour

The taste is warm, soft, full, velvety, harmonious and long lasting.

Pairing

The ideal approach to red meat, important, and cheeses of medium or long aging, but can also accompany the pleasant conversation of a meal.

Meat
Game
Cheese
Matured cheese
Pork

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Features

Name Fontanafredda Barolo Vigna La Rosa 2014
Type Red still
Classification DOCG Barolo
Year 2014
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 14.00% by volume
Grape varieties 100% Nebbiolo
Country
Region Piedmont
Origin Vineyard "La Rosa", Serralunga d'Alba. Located mid-hill (250-300m asl) facing south and south-west
Soil composition Land of origin Miocene-Helvetian, rich in calcareous marl and clay, with abundant quartz sand and good permeability.
Cultivation system Guyot
Yield per hectare 48 hl
Vinification The fermentation is traditional. Made in stainless steel tanks to floating cap, with a medium-long term (12-15 days) at a controlled temperature (30-31 °C). Following a stay of the must on the skins for 15 days.
Ageing Starts in Allier oak barriques for about 12 months and expires in barrels of 2 - 3 000 liters for a further year. The time spent in medium-sized barrels allows you to further refine the tannins without increasing woody feeling and to get the right balance between aroma of grapes and that of wood. At the end of the permanence
Allergens Contains sulphites
Pairing The ideal approach to red meat, important, and cheeses of medium or long aging, but can also accompany the pleasant conversation of a meal.
On offer Price Fontanafredda Barolo Vigna La Rosa 2014 € 57.56  ex VAT

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Bibenda
 
5 bunches of grapes - An excellent wine 2014
James Suckling
92/100 
2014
Robert Parker
92/100 
2014
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2014
Wine Spectator
92/100 
2014
xtraWine
95/100 
2014
Decanter
97/100 
2016
Vinous
93/100 
2015
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2007
Vinous
91/100 
2005
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2000
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 1998
Fontanafredda

Fontanafredda is located in the Langhe (Piedmont), in the heart of Barolo production, in Serralunga d'Alba. Like all beautiful things, Fontanafredda originates from a love story between the first King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele II, and Rosa Vercell...

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