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Barolo

Language: Italian

Description: A good, slow-maturing, full-bodied red wine from a village of the same name in Piedmont, south of Turin. It has a fairly high alcohol content and is made from the Nebbiolo grape. It is improved by aging in the barrel before bottling for three years. After four years it can be called Riserva and after five, Riserva Speciale. It is dark in colour and reminiscent of some Côte du Rhone wines. The House of Savoy adopted Barolo as its preferred wine in the 19th Century, enabling it to be called "The king of wines, and the wine of kings". (DOCG).


Pronounced: bah-ROH-loh
Gender: m
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Widespread
Most frequent region: Piedmont

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Piedmontese Food and Cuisine

See drinks, wines etc: Nebbiolo

See: Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

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