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

Villadoria 2015 Serralunga dAlba Nebbiolo
94 points
$49.99
Brown brick red color. Aromas of candied beets, licorice, fresh basil, sun dried tomato, proscuitto, and dried herbs and cracked pepper with a chewy, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, very complex, very long dried rose, rose hip jam, pomegranate, and leather finish with grippy tannins and moderate oak flavor. An excellent Barolo with superb tannin integration and concentrated flavor; get lost in this wine.
94 points $49.99
Villadoria 2015 Lazzarito Nebbiolo
94 points
$75.99
Burnt sienna color. Aromas of cherry tart, strawberry-rhubab, roasted parsnip, dried rose, hints of chocolate, and freesia with a slightly chewy, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, very long terra cotta, toasted spice cake, rosemary, and orris root finish with well-integrated tannins and light oak flavor. Great concentration, elegant flavors, and a triumphant finish; drink this.
94 points $75.99
Collina San Ponzio 2016 Barolo Fossati Barolo DOCG
93 points
$85
Garnet black color. Attractive aromas and flavors of dried cherry and apricot, raspberry, sun dried tomato, mushrooms, grilled baguette brushed with olive oil, and barnyard with a lightly tannic, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, intricate, long finish manifesting notes of toasted pine nuts and tar with light oak flavor. A dreamy Barolo with enticing notes of maturity and great length; cellar.
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
Collina San Ponzio 2016  Barolo DOCG
92 points
$44
Garnet black color. Aromas of marinated white bean, jasmine tea, fruit punch, tobacco, and toast with pomegranate jelly with a lightly tannic, vibrant, dry medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-long cracked red peppercorn on focaccia finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A fruity Barolo that will shine with food.
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
Villadoria 2013 Sori Paradiso Nebbiolo
91 points
$65.99
Brick red color. Aromas of white beans, glazed beets, cherry coulis, and tar with a slightly chewy, dry light-to-medium body and a seamless, intriguing, long black toast, allspice, bay leaf, anise, coriander, and black tea finish with moderate oak flavor. A cohesive melange of fruit and earth, this Barolo offers approachable tannins, great style, and easy pair-ability.
91 points $65.99
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.