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What Grape Is Barolo?

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Barolo is made from the Nebbiolo grape. Nebbiolo is a red Italian wine grape that’s grown in Northern Italy’s Barolo appellation and makes wines of the same name (Barolo). Nebbiolo is a high-acid, high-tannin grape that makes full-bodied, pale red wines. Check out more about Nebbiolo here.

Nebbiolo grapes are grown in other regions of the world, but only Barolo wines can come from the Barolo DOCG – Denominazione d’Origine Controllata e Garantita.

Helpful Tip: Here’s how to use the Italian wine classification system.

Barolo is a wine produced in the appellation of the same name. It’s located in Northern Italy’s Piedmont region and is required to be made exclusively from the Nebbiolo grape variety.

Barolo wines is 100% Nebbiolo grapes. Always. This makes it easy!

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