Name of varietal: Nebbiolo

Common synonyms: Spanna, Picutener and Chiavennasca.
Parentage of the grape: Debatable whether it is indigenous to Piedmont or first plantings in Valtellina in Lombardy, Italy. 
History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for the Piedmontese autumn weather or the frosty appearance of the mature grapes). One is that it is indigenous to Piedmont, Italy. The other is that it was first planted in Valtellina, a valley within the Lombardy region, where it was then brought to Piedmont. There is some suggestion that in the 1st century, Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder gave high regard to a wine made in what is now the Barolo region, attributing to it similar characteristics associated with Nebbiolo. In the 13th century, there is reference to a wine called “nebili” from a grape that was growing near Rivoli outside of Turin. More concrete written history Read more »

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  • Prunotto Nebbiolo Nebbiolo d'Alba Occhetti 2000


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    Wine review by drsint

  • Just ran across this mini-series of articles on Italian varietals in California, and thought it might be of interest: Read More

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  • Famiglia Anselma Barolo 2001


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    Wine review by Moke

  • Martin & Weyrich Nebbiolo Paso Robles 2003


    Aroma - Tar, cherry, rose, earth, smokeFlavor - Tar, earth, cherry, warm, ... ... Excellent expression of the Nebbiolo grape, nice complexity, tannic yet approachabl Read More

    Wine review by Kheldarstl

  • Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Torre 2010


    Brick red colorAroma - Tar, cherry, earth, tobbaco, smoke,leatherFlavor - ... ... wine excellent example of Nebbiolo (an underappreciated grape) very approachabl Read More

    Wine review by Kheldarstl

  • Villadoria Nebbiolo d'Alba 2005


    Ruby red color, very light bodied wine with an incredible bouquet of berries ... on my palette. As my first nebbiolo experience, I'm extremely happy with i Read More

    Wine review by atonalprime

  • Eraldo Viberti Barolo 2001


    Still quite tannic but already approachable, I think. Strong notes of plums, very long and beautiful finish. Read More

    Wine review by TheBeholder

  • Cappellano Barolo Pie Franco 2004


    from botte More sudbued on the nose than the Rupestris yet sharing its feral quality with a more autumnal quality to the aromatics leaning towards tobacco and earth note before blooming into a full on sottobosco array. Elegant in the mouth but with excellent concentration of fruit, tons of fine grained tannins with sweet fruit just peaking out ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Barolo Cappellano Rupestris 2004


    from botte - What a huge nose, redolent of frutti di bosco with violets hint and a feral, earthy, animal driven character. Bright with acids in the mouth, packed with dense fruit and grippy, angular tannins. While very fruit driven the midpalate is full of crisp, black mineral tones. Excellent concentration and balance. Finishes with grippy tann... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Marchesi di Gresy Langhe Nebbiolo Martinenga 2007


    want to try! Read More

    Wine review by jem141

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