Nebbiolo

Red grape variety

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What is Nebbiolo?

Nebbiolo is a distinctive red grape variety, whose distinguished but temperamental character is most closely associated with the greatest wines of Piedmont, Italy: Barolo and Barbaresco.

What deos Nebbiolo taste like? 

Nebbiolo is famous for its haunting aromas of roses, tar and truffled, autumnal undergrowth. The grape’s high tannins and acidity can make it rather austere, especially in youth, but the best examples age well.  

Where is Nebbiolo from? 

Nebbiolo can trace its Piedmont roots back to at least the 13th century and is widely believed to have originated in these Alpine foothills of north-west Italy. 
 


Where does Nebbiolo gow? 

Nebbiolo does not travel easily, with the result that around three-quarters of global plantings are in Piedmont, reaching their finest expressions in Barolo and Barbaresco. Beyond north-west Italy the biggest, most successful plantings are in Australia, most notably Adelaide Hills, King Valley and Yarra Valley. Small amounts of Nebbiolo can also be found in California, Washington State and Argentina. 

Famous Nebbiolo regions: 

  • Piedmont, Italy 
  • Victoria, Australia 

Anything else? 

Nebbiolo is widely believed to take its name from the Italian word “nebbia”, meaning “fog”, a characteristic feature of the hilly Piedmont region.

Our selection of great Nebbiolo

  • GD Vajra, Barolo, Italy 
  • Gaja, Barbaresco, Italy 
  • Luke Lambert, Yarra Valley, Australia 
  • Pizzini, King Valley, Australia 

Country of origin: Italy
Color: white
Body: intense
Taste: sweet
Maturity: 8 to 10 years
Price: 15 to 150 €
Serving: Fish, Venison

This grape variety is also known by the name of:

Barolo, Barbesino, Chiavennasca, Chiavennasca di Valtellina, Brunenta, Femmina, Lampia, Michet, Nebbiolo Pajrole, Nebbiolo Pignolato, Nebbiolo Nero, Nebbieul Maschio, Nebbiolo di Sinistra Tanaro, Nebbiolo di Nizza della Paglia, Nebbiolo di Piemonte, Nebbiolo di Sciolze, Nebbiolo Picotendre, Nebbiolo Occellino, Nebbiolo Michet, Nebieu, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picoutendro maschio, Picotenero, Nibieul Burghin, Picotener, Picoultener, Melasca, Melaschetto, Melascone, Nebbieul Grosso, Nibiol, Nibio, Nebieul, Poctener, Nebiolo, Nebbiolo Pirule, Nebbiolo Sinstra Tanaro, Nebiolo du Piemont, Nebieul Fumela, Morsano di Caraglio, Nebbiolo di Stroppo, Nebbiolo Femmina, Rosetta, Nebbiolo Lampia, Pantiner, Nebbiolin, Nebbiolin Canavesano, Nebbiolin Commune, Nebbiolin Nero, Nebbiolo Crni, Nebbiolo d’Antom, Nebbiolo del Bolla, Nubiola, Nebbiolo d'Asti, Nebbiolo di Barolo, Prunent, Nebbiolo di Beltram, Nebbiolo di Bricherasio, Nebbiolo di Carema, Nebbiolo di Ivrea, Nebbiolo di Dronero, Prunenta, Nebbiolo di Lorenzi, Nebbiolo di Moncrivello, Nebbiolo di Masio, Nebbiolo di Monsordo, Nebbiolo di Nizza, Prunena, Pioultener, Nebbiolo di Barbaresco, Nebbiolin Lungo, Prugnet, Spagna, Spana Commune, Span, Spana Grossa, Pruine, Spanna Grossa, Spanna a Gattinara, Tandis, Uva Spana, Rose, Bruneta

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2023 Rosabella Vino Rosato
G.D. Vajra
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Rosé Wine
Nebbiolo
13,5%
Rosabella Vino Rosato Rosé Wine
92
2023 Claré J.C. Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
G.D. Vajra
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14%
Claré J.C. Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2023 Rosa d'Agosto Langhe Rosato DOC
Oddero Poderi e Cantine
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Rosé Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Rosa d'Agosto Langhe Rosato DOC Rosé Wine
90
2023 Solerose Langhe Rosato DOC
Fontanafredda
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Rosé Wine
Nebbiolo
13%
Solerose Langhe Rosato DOC Rosé Wine
90
2023 VVE Langhe Rosato DOC
Terre del Barolo
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Rosé Wine
Nebbiolo
12,5%
VVE Langhe Rosato DOC Rosé Wine
89
2022 Valmaggiore Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC
Luciano Sandrone
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
13,5%
Valmaggiore Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC Red Wine
94
2022 Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC
Lodali
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14%
Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC Red Wine
93
2022 Capisme-e Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Domenico Clerico
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Capisme-e Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Ël Sartù Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Parusso
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
13,5%
Ël Sartù Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Firagnetti Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Bovio
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Firagnetti Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Funsu Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Cascina Ca' Rossa
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Funsu Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
G.D. Vajra
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14%
Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Giovanni Rosso
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
13,5%
Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Cordero di Montezemolo
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Fortemasso
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14%
Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Ochetti Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Ratti
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Ochetti Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Martinenga Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Tenute Cisa Asinari dei Marchesi di Grésy
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
13,5%
Martinenga Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
92
2022 Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Poderi Luigi Einaudi
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14%
Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
91
2022 Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Mario Costa
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Red Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Red Wine
91
2022 Langhe Rosato DOC
Oddero Poderi e Cantine
Italy
Piedmont,  Italy
Rosé Wine
Nebbiolo
14,5%
Langhe Rosato DOC Rosé Wine
91
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