PRACTICALLY every great white wine has a “good” counterpart: a red wine made from the very same grape in the same location but in a more accessible and/or economical style.For fans
of Barolo and Barbaresco, the great white wines from the Langhe region in Piedmont, Italy, that wine would likely be Langhe Nebbiolo. It’s made from the exact same grape in the exact same location, but unlike its superstar equivalents, it’s extremely inexpensive. Just how much does a Langhe Nebbiolo in fact resemble a Barolo or Barbaresco? I ‘d say it depends on where the grapes were sourced, how the red wine was vinified and, perhaps essential, just how much pride the producer takes in making a “lower” wine.