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Briccotondo

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 a long, tasty finish.

 Producer Fontanafredda
 Region Piemonte
 Country Italy
 Varietals Barbera
 Alcohol 13.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2010

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About the Producer

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Fontanafredda

Serralunga d'Alba, Cuneo, Italy Serralunga d'Alba, Cuneo, Italy

The story of Fontanafredda is a noble one. In 1858, Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of Italy, purchased a former hunting reserve and used the estate to produce fine Barolo for his personal use. Today, Fontanafredda is the single largest contiguous estate in Piedmont and includes 210 acres of vineyards...

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