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Barbaresco (Nebbiolo)

Barbaresco wine is made from the Nebbiolo grape, a red grape originally found in Piedmont Italy, but is now also grown in limited quantities in many other regions of the world. This grape is used to make both Barbaresco and Barolo wines. Barbaresco wines are generally more supple and delicate than barolo wines. The appellation has several crus that show specific character. The wines benefit from a pleasant acidity and fine but substantial tannins. They can be complex and worthy of long aging.