Fontanafredda Barbera Briccotondo 2007, Doc

Barbera Barbera
Piedmont, Italy

$15.95 (72348)

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October 11, 2008

Critic Reviews (1)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The very large Fontanafredda estate has really turned a qualitative corner over the past few vintages, and is...

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Community Reviews (4)

Arnold Toporowski
Arnold Toporowski

Wow! This is a great wine, and an amazing value. nice cherry fruit, and zingy acidity. great with all kinds of food from vegetarian pasta to pizza. to chicken, pork, etc.
It's my favourite red, in the under $25 category, in the store.

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Randy Schuit
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The Analyst
The Analyst

Definitely more tannic than I remember the 2006 being last year. Strong flavours and a little acidic. I would give it another year or two to mellow out and then it'll be great.

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Sue Sterling
Sue Sterling

Med. plus density ruby core to purple rim. Low intensity nose of brine, black olives, pencil lead, and black plums.
Dry, med. to med. plus body, med. to med. plus tannin. Sweet black plums, pencil lead, blackberry, and cherry jam. Med. plus length. Drink now and for the next 2-3 years.

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