Fontanafredda 2015 Barolo Serralunga, Magnum 1.5L

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Magnum, 1.5 Liter The story of Fontanafredda is a noble one. It began in 1858, when Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of Italy, purchased the estate (a former hunting preserve) in order to produce fine Barolo for his personal use. Today, Fontanafredda is the single largest contiguous estate in Piedmont with over 305 acres of land, including 210 acres of vineyards in Serralunga where this wine comes from. 100% Nebbiolo grapes are hand-harvested and fermented for 15 days in stainless steel vats with a floating cap at a controlled temperature. They must then stay in contact with the skins for a further 15 days to optimize the extraction. Aged one year in barriques from Allier and one year in large oak casks from Allier, followed by no less than 12 months of maturation in bottle. This wine from the outstanding 2015 vintage received high praise. Wine Enthusiast Magazine awarded this an Editors’ Choice and scored it 94 points saying “Aromas of woodland berry, rose, eucalyptus and fores…

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