It is still tantalisingly hard to find a good Nebbiolo outside of north-west Italy, its homeland. It is highly sought after by winemakers all around the world.
What is it famous for?
Some of Italy’s most revered wines including Barolo and Barbaresco.
Where does it grow?
Nebbiolo is a rare grape in that it is rarely seen out of its native territory, which in this case is the Piedmont region of north-west Italy, in the areas around the city of Turin and the famous truffle town of Alba.
Nebbiolo is also starting to appear elsewhere, such as Oregon, Australia and South Africa.
What does it taste like?
Big and bold – with floral aromas!
Tastes great with:
Rustic Italian fare prepared with plenty of fat.
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