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Top Rated Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo vines above the town of Barolo, Italy

Thought to derive its name from the Italian word nebbia, which means "fog," Nebbiolo is a red Italian grape varietal predominantly associated with the Piedmont region. Nebbiolo produces lightly colored red wines that can be highly tannic in youth and can require years of aging to balance the tannins with other characteristics.

The top Nebbiolos we've tasted, starting with our highest rated wines.

 

Damilano
2008 Cannubi Barolo DOCG

Piedmont, Italy
16.5/20

$85

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Ceretto
2007 Brunate Barolo DOCG

Piedmont, Italy
15.5/20

$99

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Prunotto
2006 Bussia Barolo DOCG

Piedmont, Italy
15.5/20

$90

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Prunotto
2008 Barolo DOCG

Piedmont, Italy
15/20

$55

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Beni di Batasiolo
2004 Barolo

Piedmont, Italy
14.5/20

$46

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Martin & Weyrich
2004 Reserve Il Vecchio Nebbiolo

Paso Robles, CA
14.5/20
$15

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Pelissero
2004 Nubiola Barbaresco

Barbaresco, Italy
14.5/20

$34

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Rizzi
2005 Barbaresco DOCG

Piedmont, Italy
14.5/20

$43

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Ceretto
2008 Asij Barbaresco DOCG

Piedmont, Italy
14/20

$43

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Palmina
2005 Nebbiolo
Santa Barbara County, CA
13.5/20

$30

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* Nebbiolo photo by Megan Mallen

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