Nebbiolo


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One of Italy’s most important red wine varieties made famous by the Barolo region of Piedmont where wines offer delicate aromas accompanied by strong tannins.

Primary Flavors

  • Cherry
  • Rose
  • Leather
  • Anise
  • Clay Pot

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Medium-full Body

High Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Aroma Collector

  • DECANT
    1 Hour

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Seek out dishes with higher fat content with creams or cheeses to counteract the intense tannin. Dishes like truffle risotto or butternut ravioli are a revelation.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly