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Fontanafredda Langhe Arneis Briccotondo 2012

Fontanafredda Langhe Arneis Briccotondo 750ml 2012   
Sku: 1882999

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Grapes are grown in select medium-altitude hillside vineyards located in the Langhe and Roero areas, planted on clay marl and calcerous sand.

Tasting notes
Bright straw yellow with greenish highlights. ------------------------------------------

Wine maker notes
Upon arrival at the winery, the grapes immediately undergo soft pressing, with separation of the free-run juice from the skins. The must is then transferred into heat conditioned, stainless steel tank. After chilling and static racking, fermentation occurs at a low temperature (65F). At the end of the fermentation, the wine is stored at a temperature of 40C to prevent malolactic fermentation. The wine develops in steel for 4-5 months at a low temperature, left on its fine lees to increase its aromatic complexity and fullness on the palate. Then, after cold stabilization, it is bottled before the summer.

Technical notes
12.5% abv

Food pairing
Served chilled, it is a great aperitif. It is also ideal with fish, hors-d’oeuvres, light starters, risotto and pasta.

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Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Sub-Region: Langhe
Grape Varietal: Arneis
Type: Still wine
 
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