A special edition for over 160 years of history
164 years of history, 100% pinot noir, 105 months on the lees. This is our Alta Langa Hundred Sixty Four 2012.
Here’s how it all began
Like all beautiful things, Fontanafredda was born from a love story, the one between Vittorio Emanuele II, who became the first King of Italy, and Rosa Vercellana, to whom, the Sovereign donated as a pledge of love, the land acquired in 1858, where the cellar still stands today.
It was June 17, 1858, when “an act of command of the royal delegate” to the municipality of Serralunga d’Alba, testified, “by injunction”, the inscription in the private patrimony of Vittorio Emanuele II, then still King of Sardinia, an area of 138.82 “Piedmontese days” (about 44 ha), then donated to his beloved when she became his bride.
After 164 years the story continues..
Today, after more than 160 years of history, we continue to celebrate together and on the occasion of this special birthday, we have created a special Alta Langa Limited Edition called Hundred Sixty Four 2012 vintage.
Alta Langa Hundred Sixty Four 2012, Our 164th birthday
A special edition of the Alta Langa Hundred Sixty Four 2012 that shows directly on the bottle an original lithographic print of the Fontanafredda estate, which has been digitized and reproduced with a direct white screen print on glass and embellished with gold leaf. The print depicts the estate between 1900 and 1918 in one of the heyday, during its largest commercial expansion counting 200 employees and more than 40 families residing in the village.
164 years of history, 100% pinot noir, 105 months on the lees. This is our Alta Langa Hundred Sixty Four 2012, the sparkling wine with an undisputed personality, which brings up all the richness of our 164 years of history and all the freshness of the present.
A Golden Yellow Alta Langa with greenish reflections. The pérlage is very fine and very persistent. Thanks to the 7 years spent on the lees, the aromas, of great intensity and complexity, recall the wildflower honey and spices, the toasted dried fruit and the bread crust. 100% Pinot Noir that in the mouth gives great structure and a long and persistent finish with fresh and savory sensations.
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Happy Birthday Fontanafredda! Happy Birthday to all of us!