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Nebbiolo Rosato (Piemonte)

Nebbiolo Rosato is from Piemonte in North West Italy.

The local Nebbiolo grape is also used to make the famous reds Barolo and Barbaresco.

Typical Flavors


Strawberry
Wild Strawberry
Pomegranate
Pomegranate
Raspberry
Raspberry
Grapefruit
Grapefruit.

Rose
Rose Petals
Violet
Violets
White Pepper
White Pepper
Minerals
Minerals

Nebbiolo Rosato is dry, crisp, floral and mineral. A great summer wine!

Profile

Nebbiolo Rosato is fresh, fruity and has a medium body:

SUGARDry
BODYMedium
FRUITMedium-High
ACIDITYMedium-High
Serving temperature:
10-12°C (50-54°F)

Food Pairing


Quiche
Grilled
Vegetables
Tapas
Antipasti
Charcuterie
Charcuterie
Pizza
Pizza

Seafood
Seafood
Fish
Fish
Paella
Pasta
Spicy Asian
Spicy

Tacos
Tex-Mex
Hamburger
Spicy
Hamburger
Chicken
Chicken
Pork
Pork

Nebbiolo Rosato has a well-balanced acidity, making it very versatile for food pairing.

It loves Tapas, Grilled Vegetables, Charcuterie, Seafood, BBQ and all types of Spicy Food.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Olive Oil. Salads. Salad Nicoise.
Anchovy. Garlic. Safran. Herbs.
Grilled and Steamed Veggies.
Aperitif. Appetizer. Finger Food.
Tapenade. Bruschetta.
Lobster. Tuna. Smoked Salmon.
Raw Fish. Gravlax. Sushi. Sashimi.
Pizza. Pasta. Risotto. Cous Cous.
Cold Cuts. Charcuterie. Sausages. Lamb.
Grilled Fish. Seafood. Paella.
Fish Soup. Fishcakes. Crab Cakes.
Tacos. Fajitas. Wrap. Quiche.
BBQ. Grilled Pork. Chicken. Hamburger.

Best Match Cuisine:
Mediterranean.
Spicy Asian. Thai.
Mexican. Tex Mex.
Moroccan. Indian Curry.

Cheese:
Goat. Sheep. Fresh. Camembert. Brie.

Italian Specialities:
Antipasti (Finger Food).
Insalata Caprese (Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Basil).
Tagliere Salumi e Formaggi (Salami and Cheese Plate).
Cozze Gratinate (Gratinated Stuffed Mussels).
Pasta ai Frutti di Mare (Seafood Pasta).
Penne all'Arrabbiata (Pasta in Spicy Sauce).
Fritto Misto di Mare (Mixed Fried Seafood).
Spiedini e Arrosticini (Meat Skewer).
Porchetta (Roasted Pork Belly with Rosemary).

About Nebbiolo Rosato

Nebbiolo Rosato is made with 100% Nebbiolo grapes, but is not as tannic as Nebbiolo wines such Barolo and Barbaresco.

Historically the Nebbiolo wines were originally vinified in a light Rosé version. So Nebbiolo Rosato is the original Nebbiolo. A similar history as Claret in Bordeaux.

The following DOCs produce Nebbiolo Rosato in Piemonte:

Piemonte (Piedmont)

Piemonte has been an important wine province since Roman times. The area is influenced both culturally and climatically by the Alps in the north, and the Ligurian coast in the south.

Piemonte

Nebbiolo (the power of the Barolo and Barbaresco) is the most famous grape of Piemonte, followed by the red grapes Barbera and Dolcetto.

For whites, Cortese and Arneis are the most popular grapes.

For dessert, the off-dry, sparkling Moscato d'Asti is the queen.

The most important wine regions are:

  • Asti (Barbera d'Asti)
  • Langhe (Nebbiolo, Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera di Alba, Dolcetto, Roero)
  • Monferrato (Barbera del Monferrat, Nizza, Cortese di Gavi)
  • North (Gattinara, Ghemme)

Piemonte has 17 DOCG regions:

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