One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A full-bodied red Italian wine from Barolo, a region of Piedmont.
- ‘Pasta dishes adorned with regionally grown truffles are popular, as are Piedmontese wines like the full-bodied aged Barolo.’
- ‘Bordeaux, Burgundy and champagne are generally over-priced, as are Sancerre, Chablis, Rioja, Barolo and almost anything from the United States.’
- ‘The region produces some 50 million cases of wine a year, with the best-known appellations being Asti Spumante, Barolo and Barbaresco.’
- ‘Liese had a chocolate dome with orange sauce, while I had a pear poached in Barolo wine with cinnamon, served with cream and ice cream.’
- ‘A classic accompaniment for Barolo is Brasato al Barolo (beef braised in red wine), as of course is almost any dish made with the famous white truffles of the Alba region.’
- ‘We Italians would always have a Barolo and a Pinot Grigio on the table.’
- ‘My favourite is a bottle of good Italian red wine, especially Barolo.’
- ‘Wine educator Paul Watkin knows that lovers of Italian wine tend to gravitate towards those from the north: Barolo, Amarone and Chianti.’
- ‘Just to confuse, he also has a few traditional producers like the outstanding Barolo wines of Cavallotto.’
- ‘The Piedmont and Tuscany are home to the best-known wines - Barolo, Babaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto, Brunello di Montalcino and the various Chiantis.’
- ‘In more recent years, Sarti's has become an excellent location for late-night daftness over a couple of bottles of Barolo.’
- ‘From the vintage 1999 on, all the grapes for Barolo were vinified 100% with the new system.’
- ‘Gerald chose a heavy Italian Barolo wine to go with his steak and insisted that Carolyn tried a light French rose wine to go with her fish.’
- ‘The quality of wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco inspires hopeful planting of the variety all over the world.’
- ‘Still, this rather saline, dry, serious Barolo is a bit youthfully aggressive today, and much less obviously sweet than Rivetti's Barbarescos.’
- ‘Piedmont is famous for expensive Barolo and Barbaresco, but most weeknights winemakers are drinking Barbera, a homey comfort wine.’
- ‘Only at this particular osteria, there are 40 Barolo wines on the wine list, 34 of which cost over $100.’
- ‘Along with the more classic Chianti and Barolo, the wines which perhaps point the way for the Italian fine wine industry are the ‘super Vini de Tavola’.’
- ‘You can't make cheap Barolo that tastes like Barolo.’
- ‘This new approach hasn't gone unnoticed in the north and Barolo wines, once far too tannic, are much more fruit-driven than before.’
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