• Founded in 1969, the winery has some of the best vineyard sites in the village of Neive in the heart of the Barbaresco appellation. • Named after a natural spring, the “white fountain” from which the water for vineyards is sourced • Family-led winery where winemakers Aldo Pola, the founder of Fontanabianca, and the son Matteo take care of the entire production • Awarded with “The Green Experience” certification which ensures Eco-friendly and sustainable viticulture and productions, protection of biodiversity and of the natural environment, elimination of chemicals, pesticides, and herbicides • 15 hectares (37 acres) cultivated with Nebbiolo and Arneis grapes • Producer of elegant and classic Barbaresco, pure expression of the terroir and the flagship Bordini Cru, one of the top Crus in the Barbaresco region. • Recently renovated winery equipped with state-of-the-art technology • Elevation: around 300 meters above sea level (1000 feet) • The calcareous-clayish, medium-textured soil gives the perfect grapes to produce perfumed, elegant and full- bodied wines. • Slightly maritime climate: warmer, drier and milder than its neighbor Barolo.
At Fontanabianca, the father-and-son team divide the work between them: Aldo, the dad, is the vineyard manager and Matteo, the son, makes the wines. Aldo’s known as one of the best growers in Barbaresco and Matteo was mentored by one of the greatest Nebbiolo producers of all time, Beppe Caviola.
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