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2010 Fontanafredda Barolo Serralunga d'Alba

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“Fontanafredda is the single largest contiguous estate in Piedmont with over 305 acres of land, including 210 acres of vyds in the Serralunga, Barolo, & Diano d’ Alba communes. Fontanafredda enjoys unrivalled access to many of Piedmont’s greatest vyd sites. All estate vyds are farmed without the use of chemicals, & the property is home to a bio-natural reserve, a safe & sustainable refuge for a wide array of local flora & fauna. Vyds are located in medium & upper slopes (985-1300 ft ASL). All vyds face S/SW. The soils are of Miocene-Helvetian origin with a high content of limestone & grey marl alternating with sand.”

94 pts winereviewonline.com (Apstein, 5/12/15) @ $45,
93 ea WS (Sanderson, 12/3/14), WA (Larner, 7/’14), & The Wine Front (Walsh, 1/29/15),
92 ea Suckling, Decanter (Panel [Ian D’Agata, Michael Garner, & Emily O’Hare], 1/19/15), & WE (10/1/14) @ $54,
91 pts Huon Hooke (5/’14),
90 Vinous (Galloni, 8/1/14),
91, 90 (2x), & 89 winealign.com (6/’15, 9/’15 [2x], & 10/’15), and
Gold @ ’14 San Francisco Int’l Wine Competition!

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