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.
- Body: Medium-Full
- Sweetness: Bone-Dry
- Tannin: High
- Acidity: Medium-High
- Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV
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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