Fontanafredda Serralunga d'Alba Barolo 2017
|Region||Italy, Piedmont, Barolo|
Serralunga Barolo is characterized by great structure and power. Dry and tannic, but with velvety texture and great balance. It has notes of vanilla, spices, withered roses and underbrush. balance. The finish is very long-lasting.
Smooth and savory, this lovely red has aromas of fragrant blue flowers, new leather, wild berries and tobacco leaf. On the elegant, structured palate, taut, refined tannins support raspberry compote, blood orange, licorice and baking spice. Drink 2022–2029.
This aromatic red delivers rose, cherry, strawberry and eucalyptus aromas and flavors allied to nervous tannins. Vibrant and focused, with a mineral-tinged finish, this is going to be impressive when the fruit and tannins fully integrate. Best from 2025 through 2042. 17,000 cases made, 5,100 cases imported.
A clean-cut Barolo with intense, focused aromas and flavors of red berries and lots of floral and herbal notes. Medium-bodied with a balanced, silky feel to the palate and lots of delicious, spicy-fruit flavor. Drinkable even now, but will improve in the bottle.
The 2017 Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba is laced with hints of spice, orange peel and sweet dried cherry. Medium in body and aromatic, the 2017 has an exotic flair that is quite appealing. Drink this supple, inviting Barolo over the next few years.