Dolcetto

  • Grape
  • dol-chet-to

In Piedmont, Dolcetto's home, the name means "little sweet one." Funny enough, wines are generally tart with loads black fruit flavors and occasionally aggressive tannins.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Black Plum

  • Blackberry

  • Cocoa

  • Black Pepper

  • Violet

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium Low
  • Acidity: Medium-Low
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $17.00

Food Pairing

One of Italy's classic food wines that's best with richer, darker meats and vegetable dishes with roasted tomatoes, eggplant, and garlic.

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