About Nebbiolo Red Wine

About Nebbiolo Red Wine
Nebbiolo is the variety used exclusively to produce several famous red wines of Piedmont, the most famous being Barolo and Barbaresco. Other Piedmontese wines made exclusively from or primarily from Nebbiolo include Gattinara, Ghemme and Carema, these last three from northern. or Alto Piemonte.

Top Picks for Nebbiolo

Waving Tree 2009 Estate Nebbiolo
97 points
$80
Brown brick red color. Elegant aromas and flavors of dried cherry, leather, chocolate, chicory, fragrant plum, chess pie, mint, bitter orange, and geranium with a velvety, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, very complex, very long finish that shows accents of cafe latte, salted caramel, and veal charcuterie with well-integrated, silky tannins. A flavor packed, evolving new-world Nebbiolo that will take your dining experience to new heights; drinking beautifully now.
Tenuta Cucco 2012 Cerrati Vigna Cucco Barolo Riserva DOCG
95 points
$98
Dusty garnet color. Complex aromas and flavors of wet plaster, anise biscotti, brandied raisins and dried berries, and honeysuckle and apricot with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a seamless, layered, long finish with nuances of pomegranate and tomato relish, delicate floral herbs, earth, and cedar with crunchy, earthy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A complex and vibrant, highly structured old-school Barolo that is built to last.
Tenuta Rocca 2013 Bussia Barolo DOC
95 points
$80
Light garnet color. Aromas of red licorice and peony with a tannic, lively, dry medium-to-full body and a refreshing, medium-long black licorice, allspice, dried raspberry, rosemary, and tobacco finish with cottony tannins. A fruity and well-structured Barolo with tannins built for the long haul; this is one to cellar until the finest occasion.
Reva 2013  Barolo DOCG
93 points
$54.99
Brown brick red color. Spicy aromas and flavors of spiced berries and nuts, toasted meringue with mint, and dried flower with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a complex, long finish that shows notes of craisins and dried sour cherries, cedar cigar box, and earth with dusty, firm tannins and moderate oak flavor. A vibrant and pure Barolo that will be sensational with roasted meats.
93 points $54.99
Villadoria 2013 Sori Paradiso Barolo DOCG
92 points
$69.99
Burnt sienna color. Fruity aromas of rosebush, strawberry, ramps, orange peel, anise, charred graham cracker crust, and dusty parchment with a lightly tannic, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, elegant, long black tea, caramel, and charred cherry pie filling finish with grippy tannins. A fruit-forward, balanced Barolo with wide-appeal.
92 points $69.99
Collina San Ponzio 2015  Barolo DOCG
91 points
$48
Dark garnet color. Interesting aromas and flavors of Turkish incense, olive and pickled pepper relish, and chocolate covered craisins with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, long finish conveying accents of pencil shavings, spiced blackberries, cedar, and soft earth with firm, earthy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A nicely composed Barolo with appealing fruit and oak in a more international style.
Villadoria 2013  Barolo DOCG
91 points
$44.99
Brick red color. Inviting aromas and flavors of baked berries, buttery caramel, and suede with a supple, vibrant, dryish medium body and an even, refreshing, medium-long finish revealing notes of dried cherries, cocoa-dusted nuts, wet cedar, and earth with chewy, dusty tannins and light oak flavor. A rock solid Barolo that will shine with a fine meal.
91 points $44.99
Villadoria 2012 Sori Paradiso Barolo DOCG
91 points
$64.99
Ruby black color. Earthy aromas and flavors of cherries, waxy honeycomb, herb roasted tomato, and baking chocolate with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, engaging, medium-long finish that presents accents of pomegranate and bark with well-integrated, dusty tannins and moderate oak flavor. A bright, delicious chewy Barolo that is drinking well now.
91 points $64.99
Tenuta Cucco 2014 del Comme di Serralunga dAlba Barolo DOCG
90 points
$65
Dusty ruby color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate orange peel, spiced pomegranate, and oven roasted tomato with a silky, bright, fruity medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-long finish with notes of cranberry relish, nutskin, leafy earth, and cedar with fine, dusty tannins. A nice balanced and rewarding Barolo that is drinking beautifully now and will really shine with food.
Tenuta Cucco 2014 Cerrati Barolo DOCG
90 points
$80
Burnt sienna color. Fruity aromas and flavors of peony, raspberry jam, and mulberry with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an amusing, medium-length finish manifesting shades of black pepper with no oak flavor. A fruit-forward Barolo with great texture and a welcoming style.