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 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
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
Alta Montagna 2013  Barolo DOCG
91 points
$85
Clear burnt sienna color. Earthy aromas and flavors of berry-citrus relish, mint cream, marinated root vegetables, and piney herbs with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a captivating, medium-long finish that shows overtones of pomegranate and cedar mulch with moderate oak flavor. A nice old world style Barolo with classic flavors and style.
Villadoria 2014 Serralunga dAlba Barolo DOCG
90 points
$49.99
Brown brick red color. Aromas of dried roses, green apple, leather, black pepper, and tomato jam with a lightly tannic, lively, bone-dry light-to-medium body and an engaging, medium-length black tea and straw finish with well-integrated, grippy tannins. A true-to-form Barolo with grippy texture and floral allure.
90 points $49.99
Angeli Dorati 2013  Barolo DOCG
89 points
Medium ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of sesame, nuts and berries, dusty wood, and fine herbs with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long finish displaying shades of pomegranate, craisin, and earth with moderate oak flavor. A spot on Barolo with classic style and mouthwatering acidity.
Riva Leone 2013  Barolo DOCG
89 points
$34.99
Brick red color. Aromas and flavors of tar, dried cherries, lemon herb soap, dark roasted nuts, eucalyptus leaf, and peony petals in syrup with a tannic, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, crisp finish evoking accents of persimmon, artisan parchment and ink, toffee, and mineral powder with papery tannins and moderate oak flavor. A youthful barolo that will benefit from a long slumber in the cellar.
89 points $34.99