Fontanafredda Barolo 2007, Piedmont Bottle

Cost: $29.85 (sale: $24.85 until 22 July 12)
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo
Category: Red Wine
Appellation: LCBO General List
Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Fontanafredda
Alcohol: 14.0 %
Description: Light garnet to ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.

Positives: Cedar, dried raspberries, sweet & sour cherries, pomegranate, plums, raisins & leather. Medium body with medium+ tannins, high acidity & medium+ length.

Negatives: None.

Interesting Point: This is not a big blockbuster Barolo, but I challenge you to find one this caliber for under $30 (sale for $24.85!). Also not as austere as you would think at this price.

Drink now in its own but will drink better with food such as veal sandwich. Give it time to breathe.

Tasted: 19 July 12

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9.5+ (Best Buy at $24.85), Total: 18.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 20214