Definition of Nebbiolo in English:

Nebbiolo

Line breaks: Neb|bi¦olo
Pronunciation: /ˌnɛbɪˈəʊləʊ
 
, nebˈbjɔlo/

noun

[mass noun]
1A variety of black wine grape grown in Piedmont in northern Italy.
More example sentences
  • In producing single vineyard bottlings of the same grape variety, Nebbiolo, he immediately emphasised terroir and native expression.
  • Barolo is a dry, tart red wine made entirely of Nebbiolo grapes from the district of the same name in Piedmont, in northwestern Italy.
  • It is obtained from Nebbiolo grapes grown in a narrow area called ‘Langhe’ and takes the name from the homonymous town Barolo.
1.1A red wine made from the Nebbiolo grape.
More example sentences
  • The large selection of Italian wines - many available by the glass - includes a number of local Nebbiolos, one of those severe, reserved Piedmontese reds that takes a while to open up.
  • It is however indisputable there are great traditional Nebbiolos as well as great modern Nebbiolos.
  • The judges seem to like the variety and awarded seven of the Nebbiolos points to medal winning standard.

Origin

Italian, from nebbia 'mist' (because the grape ripens in the autumn).

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