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

Collina San Ponzio 2018  Barolo DOCG
94 points
$44
Garnet black color. Aromas and flavors of lingonberry, capers, buttery pastry crusts, and pate with a tannic, vibrant, dry medium-full body and a warming, layered, very long finish with notes of caramel and tar. A firm but generous Barolo with distinctive caper berry flavors; stylish, balanced, bodacious.
Collina San Ponzio 2018 Fossati Single Vineyard Barolo DOCG
93 points
$85
Burnt sienna color. Aromas of toasted cinnamon sticks, spiced raisins, and ripe persimmon with a tannic, vibrant, dry medium-full body and a warming, complex, long hints of espresso, five spice, and pressed flowers finish with light oak flavor. Excellent balance, beckoning style.
Villadoria 2017 Bricco Magno Nebbiolo
92 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Brick red color. Aromas and flavors of tar, truffle paste, licorice, and ripe red plum with a slightly chewy, lively, dry medium-full body and a tingling, interesting, long finish with suggestions of tart cherry, lingonberry, and anise seeds with firm, drying tannins and moderate oak flavor. Tart red fruits and floral nuance make this a nice example of the style.
Awards: 2021 World Wine Championships - Best Value Nebbiolo
92 points $17.99 Best Buy
Kirkland Signature 2017  Barolo DOCG
92 points
$19
Best Buy
Burnt sienna color. Aromas and flavors of peony blossoms, wintergreen, clay, nutella, and strawberry tisane with a lightly tannic, vibrant, dryish medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish manifesting notes of almond skins, juicy cherries, and rhubarb with a suggestion of oak flavor. A bright Barolo fine-tuned to the American palate; juicy and generous.
92 points $19 Best Buy
Villadoria 2015  Barolo "Serralunga dAlba"
91 points
$44.99
Burnt sienna color. Fruity aromas and flavors of sun dried tomato, dried rose petals, spiced cherry, chocolate drizzled banana, dates, and prunes with a lightly tannic, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, long finish imparting accents of graham cracker, caramelized eggplant, and raisins with light oak flavor. An almost juicy, dried fruit-focused Barolo with aromas of the Italian countryside.
91 points $44.99
Ricossa 2015  Barolo DOCG
90 points
$39
Brick red color. Aromas and flavors of rose hip jam, tar, black olives, and dried leaves with a lightly tannic, lively, fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish revealing accents of tart peach, pressed flowers, and black tea with light oak flavor. A vivacious young Barolo best suited to the cellar.
Collina San Ponzio 2017 Fossati Barolo DOCG
90 points
$85
Dark dusty garnet color. Aromas and flavors of molasses cake, raisins, fragrant lime, tar, magnolia, and sandalwood with a tannic, vibrant, dry medium body and a tingling, complex, long finish displaying suggestions of leather with light oak flavor. A complex and distinctive Barolo that offers nuance and power now but will surely deliver more with cellaring.
Barboursville Vineyards 2017 Reserve Nebbiolo
90 points
$35
Burnt sienna color. Aromas of hints of sun dried tomato, candied cherry, figs, black tea, hibiscus, and hints of cinnamon with a tannic, dry light body and a polished, medium-long dried rose and tar finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A somewhat understated Nebbiolo with surprisingly good varietal character; we’re excited to see how this one cellars.
Villadoria 2016 Lazzarito Barolo DOCG
89 points
$89.99
Brown brick red color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate, roasted almond, portabella mushroom, and cola with a tannic, racy, dry full body and a peppery, subtle, very long finish with accents of tart cherry, leather, charcoal, and black walnut with firm, drying tannins and moderate oak flavor. A solid Barolo offering structure and complexity that will unfold throughout a fine meal
89 points $89.99
Collina San Ponzio 2017 Pietro Balocco Barolo DOCG
89 points
$54
Dark dusty garnet color. Aromas of dried cherries, sandalwood, blood orange, and hazelnut latte with a tannic, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and an appealing, long dried herbs and hints of black olive finish. A bold, taut and commanding Barolo with extroverted citrus notes and a chewy center.