RAIMONDA BARBERA D’ALBA DOC

Fontanafredda

APPELLATION

Piedmont

GRAPE VARIETIES

100% Barbera

WINEMAKERS

Giorgio Lavagna
Technical Director

TECHNICAL DATA

Alcohol
13.5%

2016

91POINTS

JamesSuckling.com
OCTOBER 2017
2015

90POINTS

Wine Enthusiast
SEPTEMBER 2017
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

Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks with floating cap and pump-over.
After 7-8 days on the skins at a cool temperature there is a rapid malolactic fermentation within the month of November.

TASTING NOTES

Deep ruby red color with violet highlights. Floral and fruity on the nose, with light hints of wood, spice, and vanilla. The palate is full, round, dry and velvety. Capable of longer bottle ageing, the Raimonda is delightful young as well.

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