2006 Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera
The grapes for this wine are grown on estate-owned vineyards located on hillsides in the Monferrato and Langhe region of Piemonte. Ruby-red in color with purple highlights. The nose is packed with black fruit, especially blackberries and plums, with slight spicy overtones hinting at black pepper and cinnamon. Sweet, soft tannins come together in a closely-woven texture that merges with the fruit, while a crisp freshness provides a long, tasty finish. "Very plummy and grapey on the nose, with hin...
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Piedmont: 93 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rAA translantic early 2009