Wine 101: Dolcetto

Though Dolcetto means “little sweet one,” wines from this Italian grape are dry, grapey, tart, simple reds with a vibrant purple color and ebullient berry juiciness.

Dolcettos should be drunk young, with antipasti, pastas with meat sauces or roasted poultry of any kind.

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