Dolcetto


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Dol·cet·to

also dol·cet·to (dōl-chĕt′ō)
n. pl. Dol·cet·tos also dol·cet·tos
1. A variety of grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy that is used to make red wine.
2. A fruity red wine made from this grape.

[Italian, from diminutive of dolce, sweet; see dolce.]

dolcetto

(dɒlˈtʃɛtəʊ)
n
(Brewing) a variety of grape for making wine, chiefly grown in the Piedmont region of Italy
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THE LIGHT FANTASTIC STICKING with the light reds which are perfect for daytime, the Dolcetto D'Asti 2013, pictured right, PS7, Marks & Spencer, is a gorgeous wine, bursting with fruity cherry flavours and a twist of liquorice on the finish.
TRIP THE LIGHT |FAntAstiC Sticking with the light reds which are perfect for daytime, the Dolcetto D'Asti 2013, PS7, Marks & Spencer, is a gorgeous wine, bursting with fruity cherry flavours and a twist of liquorice on the finish.
Piedmont boasts the famous reds made from dolcetto and barbera grapes, the whites of Gavi and the sweet sparklers of Asti.
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The monthly wine class will visit the wines of Piedmont, Trentoni, Tuscany and Sicily, with six wines that include 2012 Maso Poli Pinot Grigio, Trentino; 2012 CaViola Dolcetto Vilot, Piedmont; 2012 Cagliole Chianti Classico, Tuscany; and 2011 Feudi del Pisciotto Versace Nero D'avola, Sicily.
Also pesto, Trofie pasta and fig jam, delicious coffee to serve with the traditional Gianduiotti chocolates and peaches in Dolcetto wine are great with ice-cream, www.
And the certified organic 2007 Pavi Dolcetto ($11) from Napa Valley, brings the Italian varietal to California.
The second course is roasted cod with sundried tomatoes and basil pesto wrapped in Parma ham, followed by peaches in Dolcetto wine.
Another Aussie first for me was the Heartland Langhorne Creek Dolcetto Lagrein 2012 - made by historic South Australian producer Glaetzer Wines.
95) will be available in Carluccio's food shops from June 1, it is packed with Brianzolino salami - a fine grain, smooth tasting, young salami that is ideal for hand cutting freshly at home; handmade flat bread with black truffle and an intensely rich Dolcetto D'Alba DOC wine from Piedmont to wash it all down with.
Stanley's poached pears in red wine with muscat zabaglione (serves 4) ingredients For the pears: 4 firm ripe Bosc pears, peeled, stalks intact 150g caster sugar 700ml fruity red wine, such as Beaujolais, Merlot, or Dolcetto d''Alba 2 cloves 5cm cinnamon stick Lemon zest from 1/2 lemon For the zabaglione : 2 egg yolks 2tbsp plus 1tsp sugar 4tbsp muscat or other sparkling wine 2tbsp Marsala wine method?
For a simple burger patty with fresh condiments, I'd go for something that is fruit forward and ripe, like dolcetto or Valpolicella.