MONCUCCO MOSCATO D’ASTI DOCG

Fontanafredda

APPELLATION

Piedmont

GRAPE VARIETIES

100% White Moscato

WINEMAKERS

Giorgio Lavagna
Technical Director

TECHNICAL DATA

Acidity
3.23
Alcohol
5.5%

BACKGROUND

Since 1878, the Fontanafredda Estate & Winery, located in the heart of Piedmont’s Langhe region, has been a benchmark producer of Barolo and Barbera, crafting wines that deftly balance deep aromas and concentration of fruit with elegance.

TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES

The 250-acre Fontanafredda Barolo cru property in Serralunga d’Alba is the single largest contiguous wine estate in the Langhe. Additional properties in the communes of Barolo and Diano d’Alba bring the total acreage of estate-owned land to 305. The ability to source fruit from some of the Barolo region’s most prized vineyard sites provides Fontanafredda with grapes of the highest quality.

There are two main soil types that cover Barolo: Tortonian in the western region that is heavy in clay and magnesium deposits. Wines grown in this soil tends to be more fragrant, elegant and soft, but with notable richness. In eastern Barolo, the chalky, limestone and mineral rich Helvetian soil produces wines of deeper color, body and tannic structure, making for long-lived wines.

WINEMAKING

Vines are guyot trained with plant density at 6,000 plants/ha. In the end of August, beginning of September.

TASTING NOTES

Pale gold in color. On the nose, delicate hints of ripe pear, white peach, honey, linden and orange blossom, sage, and lemon. Full-bodied palate with a sweetness nicely balanced by refreshing acidity. Very enjoyable on its own, it is also a perfect match for many types of desserts.

SELECT A PRODUCT

Fontanafredda Portfolio

PRADALUPO ROERO ARNEIS DOCG
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RAIMONDA BARBERA D’ALBA DOC
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BAROLO DEL COMUNE DI SERRALUNGA D’ALBA DOCG
FULL PROFILE
VIGNA LA LEPRE DOLCETTO DIANO D’ALBA DOC
FULL PROFILE
VIGNA LA ROSA BAROLO DOCG
FULL PROFILE
VIGNA LA VILLA BAROLO DOCG
FULL PROFILE
VIGNA LAZZARITO BAROLO DOCG
FULL PROFILE
“SILVER LABEL” BARBARESCO DOCG
FULL PROFILE
“SILVER LABEL” BARBERA D’ALBA DOC
FULL PROFILE
BRICCOTONDO LANGHE ARNEIS DOC
FULL PROFILE
“SILVER LABEL” BAROLO DOCG
FULL PROFILE
BRICCOTONDO DOLCETTO PIEMONTE DOC
FULL PROFILE
BAROLO CHINATO
FULL PROFILE
BRICCOTONDO MOSCATO D’ASTI DOCG
FULL PROFILE
CONTESSA ROSA ROSÉ, ALTA LANGHE DOC
FULL PROFILE
BRICCOTONDO BARBERA PIEMONTE DOC
FULL PROFILE
PROPRIETÀ IN FONTANAFREDDA MGA BAROLO DOCG
FULL PROFILE
GAVI DEL COMUNE DI GAVI DOCG
FULL PROFILE
SOLEROSE ROSÉ, LANGHE DOC
FULL PROFILE
MONCUCCO MOSCATO D’ASTI DOCG
FULL PROFILE
EBBIO NEBBIOLO LANGHE DOC
FULL PROFILE