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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Camaraderie Cellars 2014 Crawford Vineyard Dolcetto (Yakima Volley; $29)
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Ben Glaetzer is one of the most respected wine makers in Australia and his 50/50 Dolcetto Lagrein blend is a fruit driven, liquorice, slightly savoury cracker.
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.
Be sure to sample their in-house cheese and chocolate while sipping the fine wines of New Mexico, such as the distinctive Dolcetto, a smoky red.
Piedmont boasts the famous reds made from dolcetto and barbera grapes, the whites of Gavi and the sweet sparklers of Asti.
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.