2013 Fontanafredda Barolo (Nebbiolo)
View: garnet red soft.
Nose: slightly resinous scent of wood, rosemary and pine needles with a hint of licorice.
Mouth: Fresh and fruity with hints of spice and Granada.
VINES: The Fontanafredda farm extends for about 250 hectares in Langa. In these extended mature grape vineyards Barolo used to produce this fantastic 2013 Fontanafredda Barolo. It is the soil characterizes this variety. The western part is characterized by a floor consisting mainly of clay and magnesium, which makes the finest grapes, soft connotations. The part of this, however, is distinguished by its calcareous soil, mineral, grapes giving a deeper structure.
GRAPES: 100% Nebbiolo.
AGEING: 2 years in barrels of French and Slovenian oak. Once bottled, Barolo is aged over 12 months in the cellar.PREPARATION: The harvest is traditionally done by hand, as is the traditional method of winemaking. 12 days at a temperature of 30 – – Once pressed, the juice to stainless steel tanks where the alcoholic fermentation starts, which lasts about 10 31 °C is transferred Following the must rests on the skins for about days, in order to facilitate the extraction of polyphenols that stimulate malolactic fermentation.