Il Nonno is a special wine dedicated to the forefather of the Fontechiara winery. Translated into English as “The Grandfather”, the two Fontechiara’s grandchildren desired to honour their Nonno by dedicating a wine to him and thank him for everything he taught them.
Ruby red, tending to garnet with shades of orange, this is a well-structured, age-worthy and richly-scented wines. Its perfume is intense and elegant, with hints of plum and violet and spices, with recognizable hints of berries and mushrooms, enriched by notes of tar with ageing. An important and austere wine on the palate, it is full-bodied, warm and tannic with a long aromatic finish
Foodpairing: Red meats, roats and game, as well as mature and piquant cheeses. It is also used in the preparation of local specialities such as tapulone, traditional stews and homemade sausages.