Fontanafredda post Eataly
13 Jun 2012 by Walter Speller
See the Nebbiolo guide for more articles and tasting notes from the 2012 Nebbiolo Prima, as well as more in-depth tastings at some interesting estates. The history of Barolo cannot be told without mentioning Fontanafredda. With an annual production of 6.5 million bottles, this historic estate, by sheer volume alone, is one of the region's key players, while its past links it directly to the House of Savoy. Fontanafredda lies in a secluded valley surrounded by an amphitheatre of vines right by the road leading to Serralunga, its orange and ochre striped buildings impossible to overlook. Those stripes, by the way, are a reference...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10652 articles (two new most days) and 99464 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson