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"Moncucco" Moscato d'Asti DOCG

2015 Italy Piedmont
90 Points

Heady aromas of fragrant white flower, citrus blossom, chopped herb and yellow stone fruit almost jump out of the glass. The creamy, expressive palate doles out juicy apricot, lemon drop and sage while bright acidity and a frothy mousse lift the finish. There’s a lot to like here.

Wine Enthusiast February 2017
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2012 Italy Piedmont
91 Points

Fragrant and structured, this offers enticing scents of rose, violet, menthol, underbrush and a whiff of leather. The juicy palate offers layers of crushed raspberry, fleshy black cherry, cinnamon, clove, tobacco and a hint of anise alongside velvety tannins. It’s already accessible. Drink through 2022. 

Wine Enthusiast October 2016
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Vigna "La Rosa" Barolo DOCG

2012 Italy Piedmont
94 Points

Fragrant blue flower, woodland berry, underbrush, scorched earth and grilled herb are just some of the aromas that float out of the glass. The dense, succulent palate doles out ripe raspberry, black cherry, chopped mint, clove and cinnamon framed in velvety tannins that lend structure and finesse. 

Wine Enthusiast September 2016
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2011 Italy Piedmont
93 Points

Rose, violet, red berry, cake spice and aniseed are some of the aromas you?ll find on this delicious Barolo. On the balanced palate, notes of tobacco, licorice, clove and dried herb accent the juicy cherry-berry core. Ripe, firm tannins and fresh acidity provide structure.

Wine Enthusiast February 2016
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Vigna "La Rosa" Barolo DOCG

2011 Italy Piedmont
94 Points

Enticing scents of wild berries, violets, grilled herbs and white pepper take center stage in this structured wine. The taut palate offers succulent red berry, clove, cooking spice and licorice flavors alongside a network of firm, fine-grained tannins. Drink 2018-2031.

Wine Enthusiast February 2016
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2010 Italy Piedmont
93 Points

The 2010 Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d?Alba opens to a darkly saturated color and shows pretty highlight of wild cherry, cassis, black truffle, cola and menthol herb...The wine is extremely focused and bright with the heft and structure that is common to Serralunga d?Alba.

Wine Advocate July 2014
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2008 Italy Piedmont
90 Points

Fontanafredda?s 2008 Barolo Serralunga wraps around the palate with serious intensity and muscle. This is pure Serralunga in its dark fruit, iron, tar and scorched earth. Powerful tannins frame the incisive, long finish. I see Fontanafredda?s straight Barolo as an excellent restaurant wine, despite its considerable power and sheer exuberance. Overall, this is an impressive showing from Fontanafredda...

Wine Advocate October 2012
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Vigna "La Rosa" Barolo DOCG

2007 Italy Piedmont
96 Points

This Barolo comes from Fontanafredda's La Rosa vineyard within the commune of Serralunga d'Alba. It's a denser, more robust and earthier version of their Barolo labeled Serralunga d'Alba· Fabulously long and balanced, it's a gorgeous wine with layers upon layers of excitement. It has a modern patina without losing any of the traditional mixture of savory and fruit flavors found in top notch Barolo. This young Barolo simultaneously bombards and caresses the palate.

Wine Review Online September 2012
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2007 Italy Piedmont
92 Points

Fontanafredda?s 2007 Barolo from its vineyards in Serralunga d?Alba, one of the communes that comprise the Barolo DOCG, is a deceptive wine. Surprisingly approachable initially--perhaps the nature of the vintage--the tannins and structure become readily apparent in the finish. The tannins, however, do not obliterate the elegance and overall class of the wine, allowing the lovely combination of pure fruit and earthy flavors to shine. The classic ?tar and roses? description of Barolo is apt here. It?s a young wine with a bright future.

Wine Review Online September 2012
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2009 Italy Piedmont
91 Points

The 2009 Barolo shows the bold and heavier footprint of Serralunga d?Alba, the production zone known for the biggest and most structured expressions of Nebbiolo. Dark, brooding and elegant, the wine presents a full frame and compact composition. It delivers solid notes of red fruit, plum, spice and leather in a swift and confident manner.

Wine Advocate June 2012
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Vigna "La Villa" Barolo DOCG

2001 Italy Piedmont
94 Points

The 2001 Barolo La Villa has aged nicely. Dark red fruit, smoke, spices and leather are some of the naunces that wrap around the fruit. Hints of mint, autumn leaves and minerals appear later, adding further complexity. The 2001 has developed into a pretty, Burgundian Barolo. Sweet floral notes linger on the finish.

Wine Advocate April 2012
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Vigna "Lazzarito" Barolo DOCG

2001 Italy Piedmont
92 Points

The 2001 Barolo Lazzarito was made in the same over, opulent style as the other 2001s, but now, after the passage of time, it is the vineyard's distinct signature that has taken center stage. Black cherries, plums, licorice, tar and smoke are some of the many notes that flow from this huge, muscular 2001...Subtle overtones of mint, flowers and spices add the final layers of complexity. This is another great showing.

Wine Advocate April 2012
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2007 Italy Piedmont
94 Points

Thanks to new ownership and recent dynamic changes, the historic Fontanafredda estate is poised to bring us many beautiful surprises in the future. This gorgeous Nebbiolo from the opulent 2007 vintage delivers delicate floral aromas of red rose and violet in front of espresso, chocolate, cola and black cherry.

Year?s Best / 'Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2011 Award
Wine Enthusiast December 2011
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Vigna "La Rosa" Barolo DOCG

2007 Italy Piedmont
93 Points

Barolo La Rosa delivers bold, dark concentration with sweet spice tones of almond paste and vanilla cream backed by sharply focused aromas of red berry, cassis, plum and mocha. In the mouth, this beautiful Nebbiolo boasts a linear but long-lasting feel.

Wine Enthusiast September 2011
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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo DOCG

2007 Italy Piedmont
94 Points

Thanks to new ownership and recent dynamic changes, the historic Fontanafredda estate is poised to bring us many beautiful surprises in the future. This gorgeous Nebbiolo from the opulent 2007 vintage delivers delicate floral aromas of red rose and violet in front of espresso, chocolate, cola and black cherry. Drink after 2018.

Wine Enthusiast September 2011
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