(neh-b'yoh'-lo) The principal grape of the Piedmont region of northern Italy. The wines Barolo, Barberesco, and Gattinara are all made from Nebbiolo. Barolo in particular tends to be hard in youth, and to reward extended aging.
(Nay-BYOH-low) - Noble grape of Northwestern Italy's Piedmonte region, source of such powerful and ageworthy red wines as Barolo, Barbaresco and Gattinara. Typical aroma and flavor descriptors include "violets" and "tar" and intense black fruit.
(aka Spanna grape). Grape responsible for the long-lived, fine red wines of the Piedmont region of Italy. The role of honor includes "Barolo", "Gattinara", "Barbaresco" and "Ghemme"; all huge, tannic wines that at their best can take decades to mature when vinified in the traditional manner.
the red wine grape of Piedmont in Northwest Italy. It is responsible for Barolo and Barbaresco, two of the longest lived, delicious and expensive wines from Italy. Its success in Italy has led to attempts to grow it elsewhere but except for very isolated examples in Washington State and Victoria, Australia the results have been disappointing.
the red grape variety responsible for Barolo and Barbaresco from the Piedmont region of northern Italy - which must be counted among the world's great red wines. Usually quite tannic but with age can mellow into wines of extraordinary complexity and finesse.