Nebbiolo – is an Italian red wine grape variety predominantly associated with its native Piedmont region, where it makes the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wines of Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero, Gattinara, Carema and Ghemme.
Body: medium-full body
Tannins: high tannins
Acidity: medium-high acidity
Nebbiolo pairs well with salty dishes with large amounts of vinegar-based sauces. Steaks with a fair amount of fat and marbleisation pair well with Nebbiolo. Beef cuts like ribeye or prime rib are particularly well suited to this wine, as are sausages, duck, and pork shank.