Sparkling wine Fontanafredda, "Contessa Rosa" Rose, Alta Langa DOCG, 2011
Reviews of purchase Fontanafredda, "Contessa Rosa" Rose, Alta Langa DOCG, 2011
Wine pure ruby-red color with purple reflections and a fine persistent perlyazhem.
In vivo, beverage, taste the wine perfectly balanced sweetness and refreshing acidity.
Wine aroma rich, musky with tones of wild berries and strawberries.
This sweet sparkling wine perfectly at any time of the year and at any time of the day. It can be used as a standalone drink before and after meals, as well as during recess dishes. It goes well with desserts.
Red sparkling wine Brachetto d'Acqui is a collection of traditional sparkling wine Fontanafredda, also referred to as "I Metalli Preziosi" ("precious metals"), and Brachetto d'Akui in this line compared with silver ("Argento"). All wines are produced by the method of lines Sharma, in which fermentation of sparkling wine is held in large stainless steel tanks, which allows you to fully preserve the aromas of grapes and a delightful balance of taste.
Brachetto d'Akui - a unique red sparkling wine with a classification DOCG. Due to the special production technology, the wine can be drunk within a few days after bottling, enjoying his youth, freshness and cheerful character.
An estate with a beautiful name Fontanafredda, means "cold fountain" is an unusually romantic story of its origin. This is a story of love Italian King Victor Emmanuel II and the Duchess of Roses Mirafiori, who was born the daughter of a soldier. Seeing a young fourteen beautiful, king loved her for many years, and after the death of a spouse or did Contessa Rosa di Mirafiori and Fontanafredda and his wife. Despite the marriage, children Roses could not claim the throne and themselves had to worry about his future. One of the wonderful gifts of his beloved king was hunting reserve Serralunga d'Alba. After the death of the Duchess of his inherited her son - Duke Emanuele Alberto di Mirafiori. Despite all its splendor, the reserve could hardly feed the son of the monarch, so in 1878 he founded the winery and it becomes a real king ... Italian wines.
Currently, the estate covers more than 70 acres of beautiful land in Piedmont. The vineyards of the estate are located in the territories of the communes of Barolo, Serralunga d'Alba and Diano d'Alba. On most of the grape fields (40 ha) is grown Nebbiolo grapes, and the rest of the equally grow Chardonnay, Moscato, Barbera and Dolcetto. In 1931 Fontanafredda became the property of one of the oldest banks in Italy - Monte dei Paschi di Siena (Monte dei Paschi).
Today Fontanafredda is a co-owner Oscar Farinetti - famous Italian businessman and founder of the "slow food". The company is one of the largest wineries and produces more than 4 million. Bottles of sparkling wine and 2.5 million. Bottles of "quiet" wines. Produced wines are part of its own raw materials, and partly - from raw materials farmers with small vineyards and long-term contracts with Fontanafredda. Thus, Fontanafredda produce a wide range of worthy Piedmontese wines that fit perfectly in the wine lists of the best restaurants and has consistently receive high marks wine critics. The world-renowned Robert Parker calls Fontanafredda "one of the great names of wine of Piedmont."