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Language: Italian

Description: A variety of grape native to Piedmont and used in making great Piedmontese wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco. These wines should be drunk with the powerful foods of the north of Italy, game and white truffles in autumn. References to these grapes are known from the earily 14th Century.

Pronounced: nehb-BYOH-loh
Gender: N/A
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Piedmont
Also known as: Chiavennasca, Pugnet, Picutener, Spanna

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

See drinks, wines etc: Barbaresco, Barolo

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