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2014 Cascina Fontana Barbera d'Alba

2014 Cascina Fontana Barbera d'Alba

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13.0%
Cork
Piedmont
2014
750ml
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BOTTLE(S)
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$40.99
13.0%
Cork
Piedmont
2014
750ml
  • THE BRIEF
  • THE FINER DETAILS
  • WHO MADE IT?
  • THE BRIEF
  • In the tradition of Le Langhe the vineyards of Cascina Fontana are located across various communes. The Nebbiolo Langhe and the Barbera d’Alba are sourced from parcels in Pozzo (Castiglione Falletto) and Vigna del Castello (Sinio); The different varieties are planted at varying altitudes and exposures and on a variety of soils to achieve optimum quality and distinctive wines.

  • THE FINER DETAILS
  • Fermentation in stainless steel for 10 to 12 days.

    Maturation in stainless steel for up to 8 months and maturation in used small oak barrels of 220 litres for 12 months.

    WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT?


    Deep ruby red. Fragrances of plums, blackberries, spices, vanilla. Full bodied, with exceptional balance of acidity and fine-grained, textural tannins. Lively with dark fruits and sweet spices, but with a long, elegant finish making it a great food wine.

  • WHO MADE IT?
  • "I am a traditional wine producer. My aim is to express in my wines the full gusto della mia terra - to convey as purely and directly as possible the tastes and flavours of my land. I do this by tending my grapes as carefully as I can, for they are the vehicle by which I am able to achieve this expression." Mario Fontana In the tradition of Le Langhe, the vineyards of Cascina fontana are located across various different communes. The Nebbiolo for Barolo is sourced from parcels within the Castiglione Falletto Crus of Villero and Valletti and Gallinotto (La Morra). The Nebbiolo Langhe is sourced from parcels in Pozzo (Castiglione Falletto) and Vigna del Castello (Sinio). The Barbera d'Alba is grown in Pozzo (Castiglione Falletto) and Vigna del Castello (Sinio) and the Dolcetto is source from Vigna del Castello (Sinio). The different varieties are planted at varying altitudes and exposures and on a variety of soils to achieve optimum quality, distinctive wines.