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Fontanafredda Diano d'Alba La Lepre 2010

Fontanafredda Diano d'Alba La Lepre 750ml 2010    
Sku: 1729797*

Grapes come from east-facing hillside vineyards (885-985 feet above sea). Soils of Miocene-Helvetian origin, rich in calcareous marl and potassium oxide, with good permeability.

Tasting notes
Deep ruby red with violet highlights. ------------------------------------------

Wine maker notes
Vines are guyot trained with plant density of approximately 5,000 plants/ha. Following hand harvest in mid-September, fermentation is carried out in stainless steel vats at a temperature of 86-89°F with frequent pumping over of the must to optimize the extraction of color and tannins. Temperature controlled fermentation (77-78° F) follows.

Technical notes
13.5% abv

Food pairing
Excellent served with hot hors d’oeuvres, \ pasta dishes, vegetables and grilled meats.

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Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Sub-Region: Diano d'Alba
Grape Varietal: Dolcetto
Type: Still wine
 
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