£17.60/ 0.75 L btl
Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba La Lepre di Fontanafredda is an intriguing and surprisingly fruity interpretation of the traditional dolcetto, favored in this even by its youth. It has a beautiful intense ruby red color with violet reflections. The nose is striking for the richness of aromas that recall wild berries: blackberry and raspberry but also cherry jam. In the mouth the balanced tannins make it an enveloping and pleasant wine. The acidity, in balance with the fruity sensations, gives a good persistence and a nice flavor. The ideal accompaniment for Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba are hot appetizers, first courses and second courses based on not too elaborate meat and vegetables.
Drinking and storing
un bon docetto de qualité loyale mais manquant un peu de rondeur
More than a hundred hectares under a certified organic regime in the centre of Langa is quite a few. Yet this is the Fontanafredda miracle, the historic winery from Serralunga d'Alba whose foundation dates back to the mid-nineteenth century. A project, led today by Oscar Farinetti, which looks back at history but above all to the future, with extraordinary sensitivity for packaging, marketing and distribution. In short, for Made in Italy in general. Protecting the landscape...