Definition of Barolo in English:

Barolo

noun

  • A full-bodied red Italian wine from Barolo, a region of Piedmont.

    • ‘Wine educator Paul Watkin knows that lovers of Italian wine tend to gravitate towards those from the north: Barolo, Amarone and Chianti.’
    • ‘You can't make cheap Barolo that tastes like Barolo.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Still, this rather saline, dry, serious Barolo is a bit youthfully aggressive today, and much less obviously sweet than Rivetti's Barbarescos.’
    • ‘My favourite is a bottle of good Italian red wine, especially Barolo.’
    • ‘The region produces some 50 million cases of wine a year, with the best-known appellations being Asti Spumante, Barolo and Barbaresco.’
    • ‘Just to confuse, he also has a few traditional producers like the outstanding Barolo wines of Cavallotto.’
    • ‘From the vintage 1999 on, all the grapes for Barolo were vinified 100% with the new system.’
    • ‘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’.’
    • ‘Piedmont is famous for expensive Barolo and Barbaresco, but most weeknights winemakers are drinking Barbera, a homey comfort wine.’
    • ‘Bordeaux, Burgundy and champagne are generally over-priced, as are Sancerre, Chablis, Rioja, Barolo and almost anything from the United States.’
    • ‘The Piedmont and Tuscany are home to the best-known wines - Barolo, Babaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto, Brunello di Montalcino and the various Chiantis.’
    • ‘Pasta dishes adorned with regionally grown truffles are popular, as are Piedmontese wines like the full-bodied aged Barolo.’
    • ‘Only at this particular osteria, there are 40 Barolo wines on the wine list, 34 of which cost over $100.’
    • ‘This new approach hasn't gone unnoticed in the north and Barolo wines, once far too tannic, are much more fruit-driven than before.’
    • ‘In more recent years, Sarti's has become an excellent location for late-night daftness over a couple of bottles of Barolo.’
    • ‘The quality of wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco inspires hopeful planting of the variety all over the world.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We Italians would always have a Barolo and a Pinot Grigio on the table.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

Barolo

/bəˈrōlō/