Fontanafredda Barbera Briccotondo 2017
SKU: 05825

Fontanafredda Barbera Briccotondo 2017

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Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barbera
Brand Fontanafredda
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Nose: Packed with black fruit, especially blackberries and plums, with slight spicy overtones hinting at black pepper and cinnamon. Mouth: Sweet, soft tannins come together in a closely-woven texture that combines with great fruit character and crisp freshness on the palate. Pairings: A perfect match for starters, cured meats and a variety of fresh and mature cheeses.
Wine Enthusiast
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Fruity aromas of wild berry and plum mingle with whiffs of ground pepper on this delightfully easy-drinking red. The aromas carry over to the fresh, soft palate along with supple tannins. Drink in the next year or two to enjoy the juicy fruit.

Kerin O'Keefe, October 2018
Wine Spectator
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A fluid version, boasting plum and black cherry flavors, with hints of tamarind and almond. Ends with a dusting of firm tannins. Drink now. 41,700 cases made, 13,344 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, April 2019
Wine Advocate
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The 2017 Piemonte Barbera Briccotondo is a great find for value hunters. It is sticky and rich, easygoing and ripe. Pair it with roast chicken cacciatore. The wine should be easy to find with a whopping 500,000 bottles made.

Monica Larner, April 2019